25 Indonesians Missing After Passenger Ship Capsizes in Malaysia
jpnn.com, MALAYSIA - As many as 25 Indonesian citizens who were passengers on a boat that capsized in Tanjung Balau, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, have not been found, according to the Johor Maritime Affairs.
Those suspected of being on their way to Malaysia illegally were part of the 50 passengers on the ill-fated boat.
"The boat was believed to have travelled from Indonesia and capsized after being hit by strong waves," said Deputy Director of Johor Maritime Operations, Maritime Captain Simon Templer Lo Ak Tusa, in Johor Bahru, Wednesday.
He said that so far, 14 people had been found safe and 11 people had been found dead, while the other 25 remained missing.
The Malaysian Maritime Authority of Johor asks illegal immigrants who want to enter or leave the waters of Johor to use the correct route so that similar incidents will not happen again. (ant/dil/mcr20/jpnn)
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As many as 25 Indonesian citizens who were passengers on a ship that capsized in Tanjung Balau, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, have not been found.
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