Engineer grateful to be alive after tsunami beaches his 500-tonne ship

Local residents affected by the earthquake and tsunami stand next to the KM Sabuk Nusantara 39 ship stranded on the shore in Wani, Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

WANI, Indonesia (Reuters) – Ship’s engineer Charles Marlan had the unsettling sensation his vessel was being sucked out to sea, the telltale sign of an imminent tsunami, just minutes after a major earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday. His passenger and cargo vessel, the 500-tonne KM Sabuk Nusantara 39, was docked in […]

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