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More than 100 rescued in Indonesia boat sinking

Indonesian marines look towards a rescue boat at Merak seaport on August 31, 2012
Indonesian marines look towards a rescue boat at Merak seaport on August 31, 2012. More than 100 boatpeople have been rescued after their vessel sank off the Indonesian island of Java, an official said Wednesday, confirming one child had died.

More than 100 boatpeople have been rescued after their vessel sank off the Indonesian island of Java, an official said Wednesday, confirming one child had died.

"We don't know exactly how many were on board, so we're focusing on searching for any more that may be out there," Bandung search and rescue chief Rochmali told AFP.

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