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Indonesian submarine with 53 people onboard goes missing off Bali

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The Indonesian navy is searching for a submarine with 53 people on board and has asked Australia and Singapore for assistance, according to the country’s military leader, reports Reuters.

The submarine went missing during a torpedo drill north of the island of Bali, according to a Navy spokesman.

“We are still searching in the waters of Bali, 60 miles (96 km) from Bali, (for) 53 people,” Indonesian military chief told Reuters in a text message.

Indonesia’s military chief told Reuters that the country has asked authorities in Australia and Singapore for assistance in finding the lost submarine.

 

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