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Indonesian tourist boat blaze kills 23

Indonesian tourist boat blaze kills 23

by January 3, 2017 Pacific News, Regional News


Jakarta (AFP) – A massive fire erupted in a boat carrying hundreds of local tourists to an island north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta Sunday, leaving at least 23 dead and 17 injured, officials said.

Passengers panicked and jumped into the sea as flames and smoke rapidly engulfed the Zahro Express shortly after it left port to head to the popular holiday island of Tidung, the national disaster agency said.  We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.



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