14:00 GMT18 January 2021
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    Ship With More Than 100 People on Board Sinks off Indonesian Coast

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    Ship with more than 100 passengers on board sank off the coast of Indonesia, according to local media.

    The ship is known to have left from Kolaka, Southeast Sulawesi, for South Sulawesi.  

    Police have dispatched patrol boats to look for the missing ship. It is believed that the ship went underwater 12 miles (19 kilometers) away from its destination, Detiknews website reports.    

    According to Kompas.com, 122 people were on board. Reuters reports of 100 people on board.

    The reasons of the shipwreck are still unknown. 

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