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Indonesia: 34 Drown in Ferry Boat Disaster

HeadlineJul 05, 2018

In Indonesia, at least 34 people died after a ferry began capsizing Wednesday off the coast of South Sulawesi province. Witnesses say the boat’s captain intentionally ran the ship aground in an effort to save lives after it began taking on water. The accident came just weeks after an overcrowded ferry boat sank on a volcanic lake in Indonesia, killing more than 200 people.

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