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A search is underway for three people who police say scaled a fence and escaped from Darwin's Howard Springs COVID-19 quarantine facility this morning.
NT Police say the trio escaped sometime before 4:40am last night
It is not known if the escapees are returned international travellers or contacts linked to the Katherine COVID outbreak
NT Police are conducting a police operation in the area
A large contingent of police is currently at the scene, with officers in masks stopping and searching vehicles.
In a statement, NT Police said they were searching for three absconders.
"At 4:40am, it was reported that three people from the Centre for National Resilience scaled the fence and fled the area," the statement reads.
"Police and staff at the Centre for National Resilience are currently confirming the absconders' identities prior to releasing further information."
The facility is currently holding people affected by the NT's Katherine region COVID-19 outbreak as well as returned travellers from repatriation flights.
or contacts linked to the Katherine COVID outbreak
originally posted by: Tulpa
a reply to: putnam6
Centre for National Resilience?????
Sounds disturbingly creepy and not at all globalist and euphemistically horrific.
originally posted by: lux666
why this remembers me the past world wars?
China has long sought to divide and isolate U.S. allies — and Australia’s identity in Beijing’s eyes has always been defined by its relationship with the United States. What has changed of late is twofold: China is increasingly assertive in achieving its goals; and contrary to Beijing’s intent, Australia has become increasingly assertive in pushing back. The clash of China’s expanding interests and Australia’s unwillingness to be deterred illustrate the structural challenge for Australia that will characterize future relations with the People’s Republic of China.
These measures are apparently in response to Australia’s call for an independent inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, a proposal that evolved into a compromise motion endorsed by a record 137 countries — including Australia and China —