Indonesia’s navy is searching for a missing submarine with 53 people on board and is seeking help from Australia and Singapore in the hunt.
- Assistance in the search for the submarine and missing crew is being sought from Australia and Singapore, an official confirms
- The 1,395-tonne KRI Nanggala-402 was built in Germany in 1978 and underwent a two-year refit in South Korea
- Indonesia in the past operated a fleet of 12 submarines purchased from the Soviet Union to patrol the waters of its sprawling archipelago
The German-made submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali but failed to relay the results as expected, a navy spokesman said.
“We are still searching in the waters of…