Indonesia Cargo Ship Sunk – Foreign News

An Indonesian cargo ship has sunk in the busy Malacca Strait early Wednesday , triggering a search for two missing seamen.

Malaysian maritime authorities said the KM Avatar with 15 crew went down off Cape Keling in the southern state of Malacca.

The agency’s Director-General, InderaZulkifili Abu Bakar, said a passing ship rescued 13 of the crew but the captain and cook were missing.

He said that despite bad weather and high waves, a patrol vessel and a helicopter had been deployed to search for the two.

 

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