Four Indonesians dead as ship sinks in Malaysia`s Johor Bahru

Kuala Lumpur (ANTARA News) - Four Indonesians were found dead while 38 others survived after their ship sank in the waters of Sungai Tengah, Johor Bahru, on Tuesday (Oct. 14).

According to reports by several local media here on Wednesday, the ship was sailing from Johor Bahru to Batam Island (Indonesia). The ship sank after being hit by huge waves in the Sungai Tengah waters of Johor Baru.

A spokesman of the local police stated that as of Tuesday afternoon, out of the four cadavers, only one had been identified as Mustarom (34). The victim hailed from Central Java province but had worked in Klang, Selangor, for some time.

(Reporting by N. Aulia Badar/translating and editing by Amie Fenia Arimbi/INE/KR-BSR/O001)