Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP
Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP

Asylum-seekers claim Australian navy blew up their boat

Migrants claim Australian navy forced them into a lifeboat, blew up their vessel and turned them back to Java

Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP
Indonesian villagers stand next to a lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers that washed up on Indonesia's main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around. Photo: AFP
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