Boat With 71 Rohingya Refugees Land in Good Condition

A boat carrying 71 weak and hungry Rohingya muslims fleeing from refugee camps in Bangladesh,  landed Thursday in Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh.

The 71 Rohingya on board included 21 women and 20 children. A Rohingya said two or three people died while they were at sea because of a lack of food. 

The leader of the tribal fishing community in Lampanah Leungah village in Aceh Besar district, where the boat landed said it was in good condition and the engine was working.

While, UNHCR representative in Indonesia said, until now there 309 Rohingya refugees in Aceh and they are stay at some shelters organized by local social department in aceh besar regency.