More than 3,300 asylum seekers travelling on 33 boats have been stopped from entering Australia in the last five years

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More than 3,300 asylum seekers travelling on 33 boats have been stopped from landing on Australia's shores in the past five years, reports Daily Mail.

 

The asylum seekers were discovered by Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB), which has stopped about 80 people-smuggling attempts since September 2013. 

The 'threat of people-smuggling has certainly not gone away,' Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton told parliament.
 
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