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Rescuers search for 13 after boat sinks in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (AP) – Rescuers were searching on Tuesday for 13 passengers from a boat that sank in bad weather and high waves while travelling between Indonesian islands.

The boat, carrying 77 passengers and crew, sank on Monday night in waters around Tokaka Island in North Maluku province in east-central Indonesia.

Sixty-four survivors have been found, said head of the local search and rescue agency Fathur Rahman. They were able to swim to the coast to survive.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin

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