Almost 300 Rohingya refugees found on beach 'after six months at sea'

Nearly 300 Rohingya Muslims had been discovered on a seaside in Indonesia after spending six months at sea, native officers have stated.

The refugees have been noticed in a big wood boat through native fisherman earlier than touchdown on Ujung Blang seaside in Aceh province within the early hours of Monday, stated police.

The crowd, idea to had been at the water for 6 months, integrated 181 girls and 14 youngsters, consistent with a police leader in Aceh.

Junaidi Yahya, head of the Pink Pass within the town of Lhokseumawe, stated they’re being held in a brief location.

It comes after any other boat of 94 Rohingya Muslims have been discovered off the shore of Aceh in June.

Loads of 1000’s of Rohingya Muslims have fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar because of an army crackdown.

Many are living in densely packed refugee camps in Bangladesh, however others steadily go back and forth through boat to nations in South East Asia.

Main issues had been raised about coronavirus outbreaks within the Bangladeshi camps, which can be overcrowded and endure deficient hygiene ranges.

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