Ferry capsizes in Bali strait; all passengers rescued

Preliminary investigations showed a occurrence was caused by a trickle that occurred only as a packet had over Gilimanuk, Bali, towards a Ketapang Port in East Java. 


A packet carrying 71 passengers sank in a Bali pickle on Friday (Mar 4). (Photo: Merdeka.com/Gede Nadi Jaya)

JAKARTA: An Indonesian packet carrying 71 passengers and crew, as good as 25 vehicles including dual trucks, reportedly sank in a Bali pickle during about 1.30pm on Friday (Mar 4). 

Spokesperson for a Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI AL) in Banyuwangi, Wahyu Endriawan pronounced all a passengers been discovered and are now during a vessel owner’s office.

TNI had deployed dual unit boats to control a rescue when a occurrence was initial reported, he added. Several of a passengers had already been discovered by fishing boats when a rescue group arrived. 

Preliminary investigations showed a occurrence was caused by a trickle that occurred only as a packet had over Gilimanuk, Bali, towards a Ketapang Port in Banyuwangi, East Java. 

Dramatic footage uploaded to YouTube on Friday dusk shows a packet sloping afterwards sinking, swell adult in front of horrified onlookers. People could also be seen jumping into a H2O off a boat, that was roughly totally submerged in minutes.

 

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