Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah is seen damaged by fire in North Maluku province, Indonesia. Photo: Barsanas handout via Reuters
Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah is seen damaged by fire in North Maluku province, Indonesia. Photo: Barsanas handout via Reuters
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Rescuers in Indonesia hunt for missing passenger after 274 rescued from ferry fire

  • Dramatic footage from Indonesia’s search and rescue agency showed the vessel engulfed in smoke as passengers in life vests leapt to safety
  • Initial reports suggest the fire may have started in the engine room, just 15 minutes after the ferry had departed from Ternate in North Maluku

Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah is seen damaged by fire in North Maluku province, Indonesia. Photo: Barsanas handout via Reuters
Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah is seen damaged by fire in North Maluku province, Indonesia. Photo: Barsanas handout via Reuters
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