jakarta - On the Tobameer in North Sumatra a boat with around eighty people on board was hijacked on Monday. Nine of them were saved according to local media. Dozens of passengers are still missing. The body of one drowned passenger is salvaged.
The ship ran into problems when it was on its way to Tigaras in bad weather. Danau Toba is the largest volcanic crater lake in the world, of about 100 by 31 kilometers. The area is popular with tourists.