Captain of sinking Indonesian ferry sails onto reef; 31 dead

A combination picture shows survivors as KM Lestari Maju boat sinks in the waters of Selayar island, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, July 3, 2018. Pictures taken July 3, 2018. Antara Foto/Handout/RelawanBNPB/via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – The captain of a sinking Indonesian ferry managed to steer his ship onto a reef to enable the evacuation of more than 100 passengers, but 31 people drowned as the vessel floundered in stormy seas, officials said on Wednesday. The latest ferry disaster in Indonesia, which happened on Tuesday near Sulawesi island, […]

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