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22 Afghans arrested in North Sumatra

  • Apriadi Gunawan and Rizal Harahap

    The Jakarta Post

Medan, Pekanbaru | Sat, May 30 2009 | 10:34 am

PREMIUM Twenty-two allegedly illegal Afghan immigrants were arrested on a bus heading to Jakarta, in Asahan regency, North Sumatra, on Thursday afternoon. Separately, 15 illegal Afghan immigrants were found dead in waters near Halang Island, Riau, on Friday afternoon after their boat capsized. Asahan military district commander Lt. Col. Roosdi Soelihartojo said Friday the 22 arrested immigrants ...