Fishing boat crashes into ship off Indonesia's west Java, 17 missing

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Jakarta [Indonesia], April 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Seventeen people are missing after a fishing boat crashed into a bulk carrier near Indonesia's West Java island, national media reported on Sunday.

According to the Antara news agency, the accident was reported at 4:45 p.m. (9:45 GMT) on Saturday.

After the crash, the boat with 32 crew members aboard capsized. Fifteen of them are now in safety.

A search and rescue operation for those missing is underway. (ANI/Sputnik)