Indonesia says 246 missing after ferry sinks

Indonesia's transport minister said on Monday that 21 survivors had been found after a ferry sank at the weekend in bad weather in the east of the country.

Indonesia says 246 missing after ferry sinks
Indonesia's transport minister said on Monday that 21 survivors had been found after a ferry sank at the weekend in bad weather in the east of the country, while 246 people were still missing.

Transport Minister Jusman Syafi'i Djamal also told a news conference that there would be an investigation into why the vessel sailed despite warnings about weather conditions.

Reuters
Last Mod: 12 Ocak 2009, 12:42
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