Ferry Blaze Kills 23 In Indonesia

At least 23 people have died, and a further 17 are missing, after a fire engulfed a ferry in Indonesia.

At least 23 people have been killed and 17 more are missing after a ferry caught fire off the coast of Indonesia.

The Zahro Express ferry was carrying more than 230 people to Tidung island, a resort some 50km (30 miles) from the capital, Jakarta.

Officials said it burst into flames about 1.5km from Muara Angke port in Jakarta, shortly after setting sail.

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