Boat with tourists sank off the coast of Indonesia, 15 people missing

Boat with tourists sank off the coast of Indonesia, 15 people missing

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Boat with tourists sank off the coast of Indonesia, 15 people missing

To the east of Indonesia sinking passenger ship carrying foreign tourists. The incident resulted in 15 people are still missing, reports Reuters referring to the official representative of the local rescue services.

Ship, followed with Lombok to Komodo Island, drowned on Saturday evening, but the incident became known only today clarified rescuers, citing poor communications in the area of ​​the crash.

Despite the fact that the rescue operation began late, some were rescued. Among the 10 rescued citizens of New Zealand, the UK and Spain.

According to rescue services, all on board were 25 people: five crew members and 20 passengers.

In the travel agency, which operates the vessel, it is believed that the cause of the incident served as a storm.

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