10 dead in Bali boating accident

Posted: 09/21/2011 in all marine news

The Jakarta Post – 

A boat carrying 35 passengers from Nusa Lembongan Island to Nusa Penida Island capsized on Wednesday morning, leaving 10 passengers dead and several missing.

“As of this morning we have found 21 people, 11 of them alive and 10 were dead,” Denpasar Search and Rescue chairman Ketut Parwa said Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com.

Ketut added that the search and rescue team was still looking for the remaining passengers. The cause of the incident is unknown.

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