Mon, 12 Jun 2000

Two more bodies washed ashore

JEMBRANA, Bali: Two more bodies, victims of the KM Citra Mandala Bhakti which sank near Bali on Wednesday night, were found on Muncar Beach, Banyuwangi, some 212 kilometers southeast of the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya, on Saturday.

One of the bodies has been identified as M. Yadin, 39, from Banyuwangi. The identity of the other body is still unknown described as a man of around 40 years old with a tiger tattoo on his left shoulder and was wearing a black shirt when he died.

Antara reported on Saturday that the boat's wreckage has not been found even though a search team comprising helicopters and the KRI Samadikun warship have been dispatched.

Four other victims of the accident were found previously. (10)