At least 13 peo­ple dead in In­done­sia ferry ac­ci­dent

Hindustan Times (Gurugram) - - Ht World - AFP

JAKARTA: At least 13 peo­ple have been killed and eight were miss­ing af­ter a ferry caught fire and sank in cen­tral In­done­sia, an of­fi­cial said on Satur­day. The boat was be­lieved to be car­ry­ing nearly 150 passengers off the coast of Su­lawesi prov­ince on Fri­day when the blaze started. High waves ham­pered ini­tial res­cue ef­forts but 126 peo­ple had been saved by Satur­day af­ter­noon.

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