9 Aug 2010

Ferry sinks off eastern Indonesia

7:05 pm on 9 August 2010

A ferry carrying more than 50 people has sunk in eastern Indonesia, drowning at least 10 people and leaving dozens more missing

Police say the accident occurred off East Nusa Tenggara province, near East Timor, AFP reports.

They say the boat was heading from the island of Adonara to Lembata, located just east of Flores island.