Indonesia rescues 1,000 migrants from boats drifiting without fuel

May 11, 2015

Indonesia rescues 1,000 migrants from boats drifiting without fuel

Around 1,000 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued from wooden boats stranded off the coast of Indonesia’s northern Aceh province on Sunday and Monday, authorities said.  On Sunday, two overcrowded boats carrying 573 people, including nearly 100 women and dozens of children, were ...