Search in croc-infested Daintree continues after 15 from fishing boat detained

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Border force and police scour mangroves for foreign nationals after their vessel ran aground

Fifteen foreign nationals have been detained and authorities are searching for others who abandoned a boat that ran aground in crocodile country north of Cairns.

Locals raised the alarm when they spotted the boat and saw those aboard fleeing on foot after making it to a remote beach near the mouth of the Daintree river in Queensland on Sunday.

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