A boat filled with around 380 men, women and children from Western Myanmar and Bangladesh was found off the coast of Sathun Province, Thailand. Those on board say the ship's traffickers and captain escaped, leaving without rice or water.
The United Nations and its Security Council is meanwhile unable to confirm which groups are in control of Bujumbura, due to conflicting signals on the ground. The Council was briefed in a closed-door session by the UN's envoy for the Great Lakes region via teleconference from Kenya
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