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Rohingya land in Phuket

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Phuket - Seventy-four Rohingya from Myanmar illegally entered Thailand on Tuesday after the captain of their ship lost direction on the way to Malaysia. 

Their 10-metre vessel is now anchored in front of Koh Bon in Muang district, which is about three kilometres from Rawai beach.

Authorities including police from Chalong station and immigration police were alerted by a tourist boat about the ship.

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