The real life Lord of the Flies: MORE bodies found on 'murder island'

The real life Lord of the Flies: MORE bodies found on 'murder island'
 

The scenic Abrolhos, an island chain in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia, was the site of the mutiny and massacre of the crew of the sailing ship the Batavia in 1629.
The Batavia, a Dutch East India ship, struck Morning Reef 24.8 miles (40km) near the Houtman Abrolhos Islands with about 40 people drowning in the accident as they attempted to make it to land.
However those who survived and made it to Beacon Island - later renamed Batavia’s Graveyard - suffered an even worse fate.
Around 125 men, women and children were savagely killed by mutineers over the three months.
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13 November 2017 in World News, Views: 43
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