ferry sinking

JAKARTA, Indonesia  |Indonesia ends search for dozens of victims of ferry sinking

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia on Tuesday ended a search of one of the world’s deepest lakes for the bodies of dozens of victims of a ferry sinking two weeks ago. The head of North Sumatra province’s Search and Rescue agency, Budiawan, said the decision was made after “intense” discussions with the families of victims. The … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  |Indonesia ends search for dozens of victims of ferry sinking

TIGARAS, Indonesia  | Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes

TIGARAS, Indonesia  — Hundreds of family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia’s Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day. Only 18 people have been rescued and four confirmed … Continue reading TIGARAS, Indonesia  | Hundreds pray at Indonesia lake as search for bodies resumes