Boat sinks and three asylum seekers die at sea

00:00 Dec 9 2013 Cibalong, Garut Regency, West Java, Republic of Indonesia

The immigration minister releases a statement about an asylum seeker vessel capsizing in Indonesian waters at Cibalong Garut. Later reports confirmed three of the 30 asylum seekers on board died, including one two-year-old child.

(From the 'Operation Sovereign Borders timeline' database, reported by the Operation Sovereign Borders Joint Agency Taskforce)
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Location of incident (if 'Other', please include in description): At sea
Number of people affected: 3
Following return from: N/A

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