Thirty-one people have been rescued and 11 are still missing after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia. Photo: Indonesia Search and Rescue Handout/AFP
Thirty-one people have been rescued and 11 are still missing after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia. Photo: Indonesia Search and Rescue Handout/AFP
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Indonesia ferry disaster: 31 people rescued, 11 still missing after boat sinks

  • KM Ladang Pertiwi ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather while sailing through the Makassar strait in South Sulawesi province on Thursday
  • The vessel did not have a permit to transport passengers, and both the ship’s captain and owner have been taken in for questioning.

Thirty-one people have been rescued and 11 are still missing after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia. Photo: Indonesia Search and Rescue Handout/AFP
Thirty-one people have been rescued and 11 are still missing after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia. Photo: Indonesia Search and Rescue Handout/AFP
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