Search continues for missing passengers from sunken ferry

Jakarta: Jakarta Police said yesterday that the search to find 16 missing passengers would continue a week after a ferry sunk near the capital’s Thousand Islands district due to bad weather.

The KM Sahabat sank 35 km off Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta last Tuesday en route to Tanjung Pandan in Bangka-Belitung province. More than 130 passengers have been rescued, but 16 people remained missing on Monday, police said.  [28/01/14]

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