FNQ FISHERMAN COMES ACROSS ALLEGED ASYLUM SEEKERS

What he did next had him called a hero!

A desperate search is under way for at least 20 suspected illegal immigrants on the run in dense rainforest after a foreign fishing boat ran aground north of Cairns.

Police were this morning searching vehicles and caravans at the main checkpoint at the Daintree River ferry — the only crossing point on the crocodile-infested waters.

11 people were on Sunday detained, some well-dressed, as they sat on an isolated beach near the crocodile-infested Daintree River, surrounded by Australian Border Force officials and police.

A social media post by Danielle Fox is currently doing the rounds:

While this post is still unconfirmed the internet is quickly getting behind Barry to congratulate him on his compassion. 

 

 

 

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