Escape from sinking ship in Indonesia


Passengers and crew on the Wihan Sejahtera clamouring to get out of the ferry as it listed dangerously in Surabaya, East Java, on Monday. More than 100 people were rescued as the ferry sank in Lamong Bay. No casualties have been reported. The vessel was heading out to sea in the morning when water started to get in and it finally capsized and became almost fully submerged, said a search and rescue official.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 18, 2015, with the headline 'Escape from sinking ship in Indonesia'. Print Edition | Subscribe