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Thai helicopters, divers search for 29 from sunken tourist boat

Rescuers in Thailand deployed helicopters on Friday in a search for 29 people still missing after the sinking of a tourist boat off the island of Phuket, as the death toll in the incident rose to 27.

Indonesia identifies suspected location of sunken ferry

The hydrographic survey "identified" the ferry 450 metres (1,476 feet) deep in the water, not far from where it sank on Monday, said Nanang Henky Suharto, an executive director at PT Mahakarya Geo Survey, a firm involved in the search.

Indonesia questions captain of sunken ferry, widens search for victims

Authorities were trying to get clearer information from the captain and survivors on where the vessel went down.

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