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Tourist boat explodes off Bali, one dead

dpa logodpa 15/09/2016

A person has been killed and 14 others injured after a boat exploded off the coast of Bali.

A boat carrying foreign tourists has exploded off Indonesia's resort island of Bali, killing one person and injuring 14 others.

The boat was travelling from the port of Padangbai in eastern Bali to nearby Gili Trawangan islet with 35 people on board when its fuel tank exploded, local police chief Sugeng Sudarso said on Thursday.

The injured were taken to a hospital for treatment, he said.

The nationalities of the victims were not immediately known.

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