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102 Rohingya caught in Phuket

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Police on Saturday rounded up 102 Rohingya migrants in Phuket. 

Pol Lt Col Chatchai Sakdee of the Phuket Marine Police said he received a report at 6.30am that a group of Rohingya had been found along with their vessel on Loan Island.

When officers arrived, they found 91 migrants. They told police that they had left Myanmar's Rakhine state on March 13 and planned to sail to Sungai Kolok district in Narathiwat.

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