5 die in In­done­sia boat fire

New Straits Times - - World -

JAKARTA: At least five peo­ple were killed when a boat car­ry­ing nearly 200 peo­ple caught fire in In­done­sia, res­cuers said yes­ter­day.

The ves­sel caught fire on Fri­day af­ter­noon in the wa­ters off the ar­chi­pel­ago’s main Java is­land, prompt­ing the cap­tain to or­der peo­ple to aban­don the boat, the na­tional dis­as­ter man­age­ment

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