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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An official says a boat carrying villagers sank after hitting a stump in a river in western Indonesia, leaving a woman and six children dead and at least 13 others missing. National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the boat ran out of fuel early
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