The operation to rescue workers at the Christmas Island completed

25 August, 2013


Last week, not far from Australia sank ship, on board were more 100 immigrants. The ship was heading to Australia, He rolled over and sank near Christmas Island, in the Indian Ocean.



Immediately after the announcement of the tragedy of the naval forces of Australia have identified the ship and aircraft reconnaissance for search and rescue.

According to the Australian authorities they were able to save 106 person, after which the rescue operation was completed.
Presumably about five people from the vessel were missing and likely drown along with a rescue boat. This was reported by one of the survivors of emigrants.
The search for bodies had lasted for several days and were not successful. All of the rescued was taken to Christmas Island. There will try to identify them and check their health status. If you install, that these people were trying to flee to Australia from countries blizlezhayshih, such as Papua, New Guinea and Nauru, their, likely, sent back.
However, the Australian government would first have to win a lawsuit. Fact, that a lawyer Adrian Joel from Sydney, representing the interests of refugees from Papua New Guinea has filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court of Australia, wherein it requires leave refugee Australia, because he believed their former place of residence is not acceptable to them.
Mr. Joel said, that will fight to the end and if necessary, even bring the matter before the High Court of Australia.

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