Updated: 01/17/2014 17:13

Man overboard, search and rescue ops underway



Man overboard, search and rescue ops underway

A search and rescue operation is underway for a man who had fallen overboard from a passenger ferry last night. 

The ferry "Asean Raider 2" was on its way to Singapore from Batam. 

The ferry was about 4 kilometres South East of Kusu Island when the man fell overboard. 

The Maritime and Port Authority is coordinating the Search and Rescue operations. 

It has issued urgent safety broadcast to vessels in the vicinity to keep a lookout and report any sightings of the missing person.

And is investigating the incident.

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