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Passengers killed in Indonesia ferry fire

A fire on a ferry in Indonesia has killed at least 11 people, with scores more injured, some critically, according to reports.

The fire broke out at around 0300 local time (2000GMT Thursday), soon after the ferry had left Merak port on Java island, heading for Sumatra.

About 427 people were brought to safety.

  • 28 Jan 2011