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>> Indonesians rescued at least 18 people by Tuesday morning after an overloaded ferry sank in Lake Toba, a popular tourist spot. But officials say at least 128 people are still missing, and one has been confirmed dead. Rescue workers were fighting 2 meter waves to find more survivors. While relatives at a nearby pier feared the worst.
Some 100 personnel, including military and police officials have found out for the search. Officials warn some bodies may be trapped inside the sunken ferry. They also say the boat ony had a capacity of 60 passengers, but it seems it had been carrying far more, and also dozen of motor bikes.
Ferry accidents are common in Indonesia. Especially during the Islamic holiday of Eid, when millions journey home for the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Lake Toba fills the ancient crater of a huge dormant volcano and is one of the deepest lakes in the world.