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Police turn back 145 sea-faring Rohingya

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TRANG : Marine police intercepted 145 Rohingya illegal migrants, including two women and two children, in a boat off Sikao district yesterday. 

The Rohingya were pushed back out to sea after being given food and water, Pol Col Arthit Damsanit, chief of Marine Police Division 9 in Kantang district, said.

He said a cruise boat had alerted officers after spotting the migrants' vessel floating not far from shore.

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