Ship with more 116 people on board sinks of Sumatra Island

Ship with more 116 people on board sinks of Sumatra Island
Ship with more 116 people on board sinks of Sumatra Island

The accident occurred around 64 kilometers off the port of Sibolga on western Sumatra, said Lt. Col. Jaka Sentosa.

He said two navy vessels dispatched to the scene and a passing freighter picked up 73 survivors, but that 43 others were still unaccounted for, the AP reports.