At least 20 dead in boat capsizing

Posted at 3:47 AM, Nov 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 03:47:36-04

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say at least 20 people have died after a boat carrying migrant workers capsized off the island of Batam.

Batam’s police chief says about 90 people were on the vessel and 39 have been rescued so far.

The passengers are Indonesians who work in Malaysia.