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10 foreigners, 5 Indonesians missing in boat sinking: official

JAKARTA - Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in the east of the archipelago sank, a search and rescue official said.

"A tourist boat with 25 people on board capsized while sailing from Lombok island to Komodo island," said search and rescue official Budiawan, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.

He added that 10 other foreigners had been rescued.

AFP


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