Indonesian ferry Gelis Rauh burned out and sank, 73 people rescued
Fire engulfed Indonesian ferry Gelis Rauh on July 17 late at night July 17, shortly after departure from Padangbai, Bali. Vessel was en route to Lombok Island with 53 passengers and 20 crew on board, loaded with 13 trucks and a number of other cars and vehicles. Vessel engulfed in flames lay dead in water in Lombok Strait in position 08 36S 115 39E. All people were rescued, some suffered light injures and burns. Fire went on well into July 18, vessel reportedly, burned out and sank. On photos Gelis Rauh burning and in better days.
Passenger ro-ro Gelis Rauh, IMO 9167588, gt 1035, built 1997, flag Indonesia.