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  • Rescue team members on a boat before they head to the Lion Air, flight JT610, sea crash location in the north coast of Karawang regency.

    The Lion Air passenger plane, which crashed into the sea off Jakarta with 189 people on board on Sunday, was hit by technical snag during its flight from Bali to the Indonesian capital a day before the tragic accident.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 30, 2018, 6:05 AM EDT
  • The accident involved a new Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been in operation since August, and the cause of crash remains unknown.

    A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane, carrying 189 people to Pangkal Pinang, an Indonesian tin-mining region, plunged into the sea within minutes after it took off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 29, 2018, 7:02 AM EDT
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    The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia reached 1200 on Tuesday after 34 bodies were recovered from the debris of a church buried by a mudslide in the city of Palu.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 02, 2018, 6:08 AM EDT
  • (Source: PROThomas Depenbusch/flickr)

    Nearly 100,000 people in the vicinity of Bali’s Mount Agung have been told to evacuate the area after Indonesia raised the alert for an erupting volcano to the highest level on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 27, 2017, 6:02 AM EST