Desperate asylum seekers throw nearly 100 bodies overboard after they were trapped on the 'ship from hell'

Adrift on the high seas without food or water for a month, the bodies of scores of starved asylum seekers who had been trying to reach Australia were thrown overboard from a ‘ship from hell'.

Their starving and dehydrated companions, almost too weak to lift the dead from the disabled vessel as it drifted in the Indian Ocean, were rescued by the Sri Lanka navy – but several were today struggling for life after being brought ashore.

Only 32 of the original 130 Burmese on board were alive when naval ships reached them, many of the emaciated passengers too weak to stand.

Emaciated: Starving and dehydrated passengers have been rescued from the ship which drifted in the Indian Ocean

Emaciated: Starving and dehydrated passengers have been rescued from the ship which drifted in the Indian Ocean

Describing the vessel as a ‘ship from hell’, a Sri Lankan government spokesman said the group had set out from Burma two months ago to sail to Indonesia and then on to Australia, where they planned to ask for asylum.

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