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Most of the crew ferry Indonesia saved

JAKARTA – The death toll by the maritime accident in Indonesia has risen to 31. About 130 passengers of the in need disused ferry have been rescued, says an official of the ministry of Transport. Three persons are still missing.

On television pictures was to see how dozens of people eyes to the tilting vessel or in the sea layers

The vessel, which is also tens of vehicles transported, touched Tuesday in distress near the island of Sulawesi. The ferry made the water and began to sink. Subsequently, the captain and his ship to the ground. He hoped, as to prevent that the ferry would sink, say the authorities. The skipper and the owner of the ship were reportedly the last two people who disembarked.

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The rescue service says that a total of 164 passengers and crew members were aboard the ferry. On television pictures was to see how dozens of people eyes to the tilting vessel or in the sea layers. Indonesia, which consists of more than 17,000 islands, is often startled by scheepsrampen.

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