Updated: 08/17/2014 18:46 | By Agence France-Presse

10 foreigners, 5 Indonesians missing in boat sinking

Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in the east of the archipelago sank, a search and rescue official said. 


10 foreigners, 5 Indonesians missing in boat sinking

Indonesian Muslim devotees arrive on a boat to attend the morning prayer to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival at the historic Sunda Kelapa port district of Jakarta on July 28, 2014 - by Romeo Gacad

"A tourist boat with 25 people on board capsized while sailing from Lombok island to Komodo island," said search and rescue official Budiawan, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.

He added that 10 other foreigners had been rescued.

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