Explosion on a Ferry – level 3
Several tourists were badly injured and rushed to hospital after a deadly explosion on a ferry in Bali. The ferry, carrying 35 people, was travelling between the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok. Tourists on board included Australian, British, French, German and Korean citizens.
Officials said a “short circuit” near the fuel tank might have been the cause, which ruled out a bomb.
Indonesia has a poor maritime safety record and fatal accidents are common.
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