Island focus: Migrants workers found on smuggling boat
The Jakarta Post
Personnel from the Indonesian Navy’s Western Fleet Quick Response (WFQR) team have arrested a boat carrying13 Indonesians believed to be migrant workers, who were attempting to flee from Malaysia.
Lanal Dumai commander Col. Yose Aldino said the boat was intercepted as it was sailing through an estuary of the Kembung River in Bengkalis regency, Riau.
He said the team had not expec...
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