Saturday, 16 November 2019

Tag Archives: Indonesian

Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into the sea

JAKARTA: The Indonesian Lion Air passenger jet feared to have crashed on Monday was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it went missing shortly after take-off, a transport ministry official said. The aircraft was carrying 178 adult passengers, one child and two babies, with two pilots and six flight attendants. The ...

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3 terrorist suspects killed in Indonesia

AP JAKARTA: Indonesia’s joint anti-terror squad shot to death three terrorist suspects in Yogyakarta province on Saturday afternoon, and confiscated firearms, bullets, machetes from the killed ones, Indonesian Police Headquarters Spokesperson Muhammad Iqbal said. Iqbal said the operation was conducted by police after the terrorist suspects resisted and attacked the ...

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Strong quake rattles Indonesian Java island, at least 2 dead

JAKARTA: A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. The magnitude-6.5 quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island, including about 200 kilometers (124 miles) away in the capital Jakarta, where ...

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Indonesia extend Bali airport closure over volcanic ash

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities on Tuesday extended the closure of the international airport on the resort island of Bali for a second day over fears of a volcanic eruption. Bali s Ngurah Rai airport will remain closed until at least Wednesday morning local time. “The Volcanic Ash Advisory shows that the plane ...

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Goalkeeper dies after freak mid-game collision with teammate

JAKARTA: Veteran Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda tragically died after colliding with one of his teammates during a league match. Persela Lamongan player Huda violently collided with his teammate Ramon Rodrigues and onrushing Semen Padang player Marcel Sacramento shortly before half-time. The 38-year-old, who was Persela’s captain, was rushed to Soegiri ...

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