CANBERRA – The Australian authorities are searching for dozens of crew members of a Vietnamese boat has sunk in the mouth of the Daintree river in the Australian state of Queensland. The crew fled after the beaches of their boat in a mangrovegebied where many crocodiles sit.
Government sources told the newspaper The Australian that it’s still unclear whether the shipwrecked fishermen with their boat off course were hit or that they are aware to the northeast state of Queensland are hazards in order to seek asylum.
Eleven seafarers are held. Over thirty others are still missing. According to rescue workers said one of the arrested persons in broken English that he as a taxi driver in Vietnam.
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