219 Rohingya found on Satun coast
- Published: 11 Sep 2013 at 21.49
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SATUN ― Villagers rescued 219 Rohingya migrants after their ship ran aground in shallow water off the coast in tambon Khon Klann of Thung Wa district on Wednesday evening.
All of the passengers on the ship were male.
One of the Rohingya men said that the ship left Myanmar about two weeks ago to travel to Malaysia. Speaking through an interpreter, Prapan Khaodee, a kamnan of tambon Khon Klann, he added that their food and water supplies had run out nine days ago, forcing them to drink sea water.
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