Death Toll Climbs to 28 After Christmas Island Asylum-Seeker Boat Sinking

Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said 28 people are confirmed dead after a boat capsized in heavy seas near Christmas Island yesterday. Bowen made the comments on Sky News television.

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