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Assylum Seekers "Boat People" Tragedy at Christmas Island

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A very tragic accident dominates the news here in Sydney today. It was reported  that at least 27 people including children died after an assylum seeker wooden boat crashed and shattered in razor-sharp rocks of Christmas Island, a place where Australia processes asylum seekers. This number could go up with fears that about 50 people could have perished. Most of the refugees were reportedly Iraqi and Iranian but it was unclear where their journey originated.

Customs officials confirmed that 42 people had survived the brutal accident.

Watch this video uploaded at Youtube by DAILYNEWSANDNATURE.

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