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Biloela family taken off plane in Australian deportation reprieve

A Tamil family seeking asylum in Australia were saved from deportation minutes before their plane for Sri Lanka was due to fly.

A last-minute injunction paused the removal of Nadesalingam and Priya, and their two Australian-born daughters.

Their Queensland hometown of Biloela had been campaigning for their return ever since they were removed from their home early one morning.

The family of four remain in detention, pending a hearing in early May.

Read it at BBC

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