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2006-02-02 23:43:08

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The death toll from a ferry sinking in Indonesia this week has reached 10, while 125 people have been rescued, a search and rescue official said on Friday.

2006-02-02 03:33:18

KUPANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two days after a ferry sank in heavy seas in Indonesia's east, nearly 40 people were still missing, a rescue official said on Thursday, although estimates of the number of people on the ship have varied widely.

2006-02-02 00:15:13

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two days after after a ferry sank in heavy seas in Indonesia's east, nearly 40 people were still missing, a rescue official said on Thursday, although estimates of the number of people on the ship have varied widely.

2006-02-01 02:25:52

KUPANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian naval vessels rescued more than 100 people on Wednesday after a ferry sank in heavy seas in the country's east, but dozens could still be missing, port officials said. Two navy ships had picked up 114 people, one port official, Marthen Manu, told Reuters.

2006-01-31 21:49:16

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian naval vessel rescued scores of survivors in the early hours of Wednesday after a ferry carrying 105 people sank in heavy seas in the country's east overnight, port officials said.

2006-01-31 21:00:06

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian ferry carrying 105 people sank in heavy seas in the country's east overnight and naval vessels were searching for survivors, port officials said on Wednesday. A naval vessel had so far rescued 12 people, El Shinta radio said.

2006-01-31 19:49:05

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian ferry carrying 105 people has gone missing in heavy seas in the country's east and naval vessels had been called in to search for it, a port official said on Wednesday. El Shinta radio station said the vessel had sunk.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.