Indonesian refugees board Aus boat seeking asylum

ELEVEN Indonesian men boarded an Oil and Gas Installation vessel without permission near Ashmore Island on Wednesday.

The men had abandoned their small fishing vessel and were discovered on board the OGI support vessel Offshore Quest by crew members, who alerted Border Protection.

ACV Ocean Protector was sent to pick up the men, who claimed to be seeking asylum, and transfer them to Christmas Island.

There was no suggestion the men threatened crew onboard Offshore Quest.



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