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Aerial search for Pacific ferry survivors suspended

The aerial search for survivors from a ferry that sank in the remote Pacific was suspended Friday with more than 80 people still missing, many of them children, officials said. "The Kiribati government has suspended aerial searches for survivors of the ferry MV Butiraoi," Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand said in a statement. The Butiraoi set off January 18 on a two-day voyage with 88 people aboard, including 23 children and teenagers.
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