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65 Rohingya people found on shore at Koh Rawi, Satun

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Rohingya refugees boat

Rohingya refugees boat. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Tarutao National Park Chief, Kanchanapan Kamhaeng, reports that 65 Rohingya were found today (June 11th) on Koh Rawi in Thailand’s Satun province after their boat’s engine broke down. One Thai national was identified to be among the group. Authorities are conducting an investigation into possible human trafficking.

The boat was found 500 meter away from the Tarutao national park office. Park officers initially offered food and drinking water to the 65 people. Among them are 31 men, 30 women, 4 children. The one Thai national will be questioned about his involvement.

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By Thai PBS World

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