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Indonesia names captain, three officials as suspects in ferry disaster

Indonesia names captain, three officials as suspects in ferry disaster

Indonesian police have named four people as suspects in a criminal probe into the sinking of an overloaded ferry on a volcanic lake in which it is believed some 200 people died.

Sunken Indonesia ferry may have been located

Sunken Indonesia ferry may have been located

Indonesian authorities said Monday they think they have pinpointed the location of an overloaded ferry that sank into the depths of a volcanic lake leaving scores missing presumed dead.

Bangladesh river ferry sinks; dozens missing

Bangladesh river ferry sinks; dozens missing

Dozens of people were missing after an overcrowded ferry sank on a river in Bangladesh on Wednesday, and a police official said the bodies of two women had been recovered with the search for survivors still underway.