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Indonesian passenger ferry catches fire; 2 dead

Indonesian passenger ferry catches fire; 2 dead

A transportation ministry spokesman says a ferry carrying hundreds of passengers has caught fire in Indonesia, killing at least two people.
Bambang Ervan says the accident occurred soon after the ferry left Merak port on Java island early Friday on its way to neighboring Sumatra.
It was not immediately clear what caused the blaze.
Ervan says at least two people were killed.


Updated : 2021-04-16 07:40 GMT+08:00