Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians went missing after a boat sank in the eastern waters of the country on August 17.

According to the head of the Search and Rescue Office in Bima, the boat with 25 people on board clashed into coral reefs at 1pm while en route to Pulau Komodo (Komodo island) from Labuhan.

Ten people from New Zealand, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, France and Germany were rescued.

Search for the missing is underway.-VNA