April 25, 2021

Outpouring of grief for Indonesia after missing submarine was found on the ocean floor with 53 dead - as Scott Morrison pays tribute

The crew members on the missing KRI Nanggala, who has since confirmed to have sank

Australia has sent condolences to Indonesia after a submarine sunk 53 crew on board.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison contacted Indonesian President Joko Widodo after the vessel was found in three pieces at the bottom of the Bali sea, hundreds of metres beyond its diving range.

All of its crew have died, including Indonesia's submarine fleet commander, Harry Setiawan.

Indonesian missing submarine found with all 53 crew members declared dead after vessel went missing on Wednesday

'Deepest sympathies to President Jokiwi and all our Indonesian friends on the loss of KRI Nanggala,' Mr Morrison said on Sunday night.

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