Rohingya stranded in Aceh
- Published: 27 Feb 2013 at 14.53
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A boat carrying 121 people from Myanmar's Rohingya ethnic minority was found adrift off Indonesia's Aceh province, an official said Wednesday.
The refugees were rescued by local fishermen Tuesday and then taken to an immigration office in Lhokseumawe in North Aceh district, said official Yusuf, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.
"They were starving because their food supply has run out," he said. Two children and six women were among the group.
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