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Three men arrested for people smuggling

Update: October, 31/2013 - 11:05

BA RIA-VUNG TAU (VNS) — Police in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province arrested three men on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle people to Australia.

On June 28, they left on a boat with 84 people bound for Australia, departing from Long Hai beach in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.

The boat arrived in Australian waters on July 15 but was detained by Australian authorities. Eight Vietnamese nationals were returned to Viet Nam with the rest sent to refugee camps.. — VNS

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