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    At Least 2 Dead as Passenger Boat Capsizes off Indonesia's Coast - Reports

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A passenger boat capsized on Monday off Indonesia's coast, killing at least two people, with another 10 believed to be missing, media reported, citing local search and rescue authorities.

    A total of 30 people were rescued after the vessel turned over near East Java province, the Xinhua news agency reported.

    The Vietnam News Agency reported, citing local officials, that the boat was heading to Kalianget from Raas Island in the Raas sub-district.

    According to Xinhua, the cause of the accident is yet to be established.

    The search and rescue operation is still ongoing.

     

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