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AirAsia crash: 30 bodies retrieved amid inclement weather

Jakarta, January 2:Rescuers have retrieved 30 bodies from Indonesian waters where an AirAsia plane with 162 people on board crashed Sunday, head of the tiol Search and Rescue Agency F. Henry Bambang Sulistyo said here on Friday. “So far, there are 30 bodies found that I have confirmed,” Xinhua quoted him as saying at a press conference. He said that 10 of the 30 bodies are being moved from the airport at Pangkalan Bun in Central Kalimantan province to Surabaya, the capital of East Java province. While four bodies were still at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, eight others are at two ships and the rest are already in Surabaya city, said Sulistyo. The eight bodies in the two ships included seven at an Indonesian rescue ship KRI Bung Tomo and one at Malaysian rescue ship KD Pahang, he said. (IANS)

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