The Russian Embassy in Indonesia checks the information on Russians on Board the missing ferry


BANGKOK, 19 December. /Corr. Alex Skowronski/. The Russian Embassy in Indonesia explains whether there were Russian citizens on Board the passenger ferry, which was lost off the coast of the island of Sulawesi. About it reported a press-the attache of a diplomatic mission Nikolay Karapetyan.

“While information about Russian citizens were reported. We check the information,” he said.

Contact with the passenger ferry, on Board of which there were more than 100 people, was interrupted when the ship was 20 km from the coast of the island of Sulawesi. As reported by the Commissioner of police of the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi burung of France, the rescue operation prevents heavy seas. According to police, on Board the ferry were 94 adults and 14 children, information on their fate yet. Earlier media reported that the ship sank.