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Reports of a mass breakout at Australia's PNG detention centre

Reports of a mass breakout at Australia's PNG detention centre

Updated 17 February 2014, 10:35 AEDT

Australia's Department of Immigration has confirmed there has been a disturbance at the Government's asylum seeker processing centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island.

Refugee advocates in Australia and a hospital doctor on Manus Island says there has been a mass breakout of asylum seekers from the detention centre throughout Sunday.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Ian Rintoul, Refugee Action Coalition

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