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21 July, 2020

Emergency medical evacuation for Priya

AFTER TWO weeks of intense pain and medical investigations, the mother of Biloela's Tamil asylum-seeker family has been evacuated from Christmas Island.


Priya was evacuated late Sunday afternoon after multiple hospitalisations over the past two weeks for severe abdominal pain.

She had to leave her husband Nades and daughters Kopika, 5, and Tharnicaa, 3, behind in detention on Christmas Island where the family have been since August last year.

Read more in Friday’s edition of The Callide Dawson Leader.


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