Pleas were ‘ignored by captain’

The captain of the Kiribati ferry that sank last month may have ignored pleas from passengers to turn back. The Butiraoi vanished after leaving Nonouti on January 18, and seven survivors were found drifting in a dinghy a week later. Those survivors arrived on the main island, Tarawa, during the weekend where they were taken […]

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