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Boat intercepted, asylum seekers claim they were burned

00:00 Jan 2 2014 Indian Ocean

Description
The most controverial part of the government's turnback policy comes amid claims that asylum seekers were deliberately burnt by navy personnel. The federal government strongly denies the claims and is critical of the ABC's reporting of the burns allegations.

(From the 'Operation Sovereign Borders timeline' database, reported by the ABC News. Location is only approximate.)
Additional Data
Location of incident (if 'Other', please include in description): At sea
Number of people affected: 1
Following return from: N/A

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