A boat carrying Rohingya migrants is pictured off the coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea on May 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / THANAPORN PROMYAMYAI
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A boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants -- including many young children- was found drifting in Thai waters Thursday, according to an AFP reporter at the scene, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days.There was no immediate sign of Thai authorities who have apparently been scouring the area for a number of vessels laden with migrants adrift in the area.Instead Malaysia and Indonesia have vowed to bar boats bearing desperate migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh after nearly 2,000 boat people were rescued or swum to shore earlier this week.The boats were intercepted off the northern Malaysian islands of Penang and Langkawi and told they could not land.
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