Fishing boats capsized in Indonesia: 9 dead, 47 missing

Storm claims 11 lives in Indonesia


Many fishing boats capsized due to a storm on July 14 off West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

11 people on the sinking boat lost their lives, at least 42 people were missing.

The first information was that 9 people lost their lives and 47 people disappeared.

Yopi Haryadi, head of the search and rescue office in the region, said, “Waves of up to 5 meters sank the boats. As of today, 77 people have been rescued alive.”

Rescue efforts continue in the region, where weather conditions have started to improve.


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