Members of a rescue team are retrieving a body from the Musi river in Palembang, South Sumatra province, after a boat carrying 55 people hit a large wave and sank amid bad weather. At least 13 people died. (Source: AFP)

Indonesia: 13 dead in second fatal boat accident in a week

At least 13 people died after a passenger boat capsized off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, only two days after a similar accident in the archipelago killed at least nine on New Year’s Day, police said on January 5.