Boat capsized near christmas island

A YOUNG boy and a woman are dead and two more people are fighting for their lives after an asylum-seeker boat carrying at least 95 people capsized off Christmas Island.

Sep 27, 2016. Christmas Island boat disaster: victims' families sue Australian. 'chaos' alleged before asylum seeker boat sank off Christmas Island. 106 rescued from capsized asylum seeker boat near Christmas Island. Australian search and rescue personnel have successfully rescued 106 people from the water after their boat capsized north of. A boat capsized about 7pm (AEST) last night while under the escort of two naval vessels en route to Christmas Island.

Four bodies were recovered from the water and another 144 people were rescued. Indonesian and Australian ships join search for about 90 men whose boat capsized in heavy seas near Christmas Island On 15 December 2010, a boat carrying around 90 asylum seekers, mostly from Iraq and Iran, sank off the coast of Christmas Island, an Australian territory in the.

At least 13 people are dead after an asylum seeker boat capsized near Christmas Island. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare says authorities are continuing to search for survivors 74 nautical miles.

Sinking occurred less than a week after another vessel capsized north of Australia’s Indian Ocean territory of Christmas Island Oct 12, 2014. Residents of Christmas Island describe the day in 2010 when a boat carrying 90 asylum seekers crashed on the cliffs of the island, leaving.

Jul 16, 2013. The search for survivors has been called off after a suspected asylum seeker boat capsized off Christmas Island yesterday evening, killing at. PESHAWAR, June 22: A number of asylum seekers from Parachinar have gone missing after a vessel carrying them to Australia capsized off Indonesia on Thursday, said survivors, who telephoned their Sep 26, 2016. Communications 'chaos' alleged before asylum seeker boat sank off Christmas Island. Survivors and relatives who lost family members are.

THIRTEEN asylum seekers are dead and dozens more are missing after their boat capsized near Christmas Island. The 110 survivors have been taken to Christmas Island. At least eight drown after a boat capsizes near Malaysia. December 2011. Christmas Island residents have told of looking on helplessly as babies and children desperately clung to pieces of wreckage in the raging ocean near Flying Fish Cove.

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