In Indonesia near the capital Jakarta was on fire a passenger ferry, on Board of which were more than 100 people. 23 people were killed, others were rescued, reports Sky.

Zahro Express ferry was heading from Jakarta to the district of the Thousand Islands on the resort island Tiden. The fire started shortly after departure. The representative of police of a Thousand Islands ferry, Budiharto stated that the cause of PE was a short circuit.

The official representative of the national Agency of emergency situations of Indonesia informed that at the time of the fire, do not Board the vessel were more than a hundred passengers. 96 people were rescued, about 10 were hospitalized.

As reported, the ferry was heading from Jakarta to the resort island Tidon in the area of Thousands of Islands.

In the island of Indonesia regularly there is an accident with the sea by ships and ferries. The reasons indicate frequent overloading of vessels, and the lack of lifejackets on Board, said Sky.

In Indonesia a passenger ferry caught fire: 23 people were killed, about 100 rescued 01.01.2017

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