Indonesia: High waves/ 14 people missing

Posted on June 19, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Missing

Rescuers were scouring the ocean off eastern Indonesia on Sunday after 14 people went missing in high waves, police said according to a local newspaper. The boat was carrying 27 people to the island of Buru when it capsized after being hit by a 3-meter-high (10-foot-high) wave, local police official Zet Riry told The Jakarta Post. Thirteen had already been rescued, he said, adding that the captain of the boat was among those missing. Read article

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