Bali ferry aground, 160 passengers evacuated
Ferry KMP NUSA DUA with 160 passengers on board ran aground in Bali Strait off Gilimanuk Port, western Bali, Indonesia, at around 0410 WITA (UTC +8) Jun 26, while approaching Gilimanuk on arrival from Ketapang Port, East Java. All passengers reportedly were evacuated and transferred to Gilimanuk, no injures reported. As of 1450 WITA time, Jun 26, status and condition of KMP NUSA DUA unknown. Engine failure and high waves are believed to be the cause of grounding.
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