Ship catches fire in Indonesia, 200 people rescued

Indonesia fire ship

A passenger ship caught fire in the waters off North Maluku province in Indonesia and all the 200 on board were rescued safely, a senior disaster agency official said.

The incident took place on Saturday when the KM Karya Indah ship was reaching its destination of Sanana seaport in the island of Limafatola in Kepulauan Sula district, Ahmad Sangadji, head of the emergency unit of the disaster management agency, told Xinhua news agency.

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