Indonesia searching for 53 crew aboard missing submarine

The beach at Canggu, a popular surf spot on the Indonesian island of Bali, Aug. 21, 2017. (Photo: NYTimes)
JAKARTA — Indonesia's navy is searching for 53 people on board a missing submarine and is seeking help from Australia and Singapore, the country's military chief told Reuters on Wednesday.اضافة اعلان

The German-made submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali on Wednesday but failed to relay the results as expected, a navy spokesman said.

Representatives of the defense departments of Australia and Singapore did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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