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In Indonesia ten people were missing in the capsize of the vessel

Ten people were missing in the capsize of a small vessel in the area of the Sunda Strait in the Western part of Indonesia, Xinhua news Agency reported citing rescuers.

The representative of the national search and rescue management Yusuf Latif told the news Agency that the ship KM Puspita Jaya crashed on Thursday near the volcano to Karakat. The scene went by dozens of rescuers. On Board, he said, there were 16 people, and six of them were saved.

"Ten people went missing, our staff are searching for them", - said the Agency representative of the Department.

Search and rescue operation continued into Saturday.

In his place, Agence France-Presse notes that on Board were fishermen. The crash happened because of the raging waves, added Latif.