76 Rohingya Muslims land in Indonesia

Indonesian fishermen rescue stranded Rohingya who wanted to reach Australia

SBS News – 21 April 2018

An Rohingya man is assisted by a paramedic after being brought ashore in Aceh, Indonesia.
An Rohingya man is assisted by a paramedic after being brought ashore in Aceh, Indonesia. Source: AAP

A boatload of 76 Rohingya Muslims has landed on the northeast coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.

The police chief of Bireuen regency in Aceh on the island of Sumatra, Riza Yulianto, said the group of eight children, 25 women and 43 men was brought ashore in their wooden boat on Friday afternoon. It was unclear how long they had been at sea.

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