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Indonesia Boat With Foreigners Sinks; 15 Missing - Yahoo News












Ten people, including at least six of the foreigners, were rescued, said Budiawan, who like many webblog Indonesians uses a single name. Among those rescued were two people each from New Zealand and Spain, and one each from Britain and France. It was not immediately clear who the other four rescued people were. However, Tempo.co, a news other website for Indonesia's leading magazine, Tempo, reported that all 10 of those who were rescued were foreigners, including three New Zealanders, two people each from Germany, the Netherlands and Spain, and a French national. see page Budiawan said a search for the missing was underway, involving at least four ships. The wooden boat sank off Sangeang Api, a volcanic island in Bima district off the eastern coast of Sumbawa island. The cause of the sinking was not immediately clear, but the weather conditions were poor at the time, according to Budiawan. Tempo.co quoted Abdul Wahab, coordinator for the search and rescue agency in Bima, as saying the boat was believed to be leaking when it sank. Sutriyanto, another search official in Bima, said the number of people aboard the boat might have been higher than 25, given the absence of a manifest, according to Tempo.co. <br>More: http://news.yahoo.com/indonesia-boat-foreigners-sinks-15-missing-120110574.html



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