Rescuers battle high waves in search for Indonesia ferry survivors

Relatives cry while waiting for news on missing family members who were on a ferry that sank yesterday in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port, Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Albert Damanik

PEMATANG SIANTAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian rescue workers fought heavy rains and two-meter waves on Tuesday in a search for survivors after a ferry with at least 80 passengers on board sank in Lake Toba, a popular tourist destination in North Sumatra. An estimated 18 people had been rescued and one passenger was confirmed dead […]

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