ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Embassy in Indonesia is working day and night in identifying bodies of those Pakistanis who are reported to have died as result of the sinking of a ship that was carrying 250 people in East Java Sea on December 18.

According to unconfirmed reports, the passengers also included over 50 Pakistani nationals, many of them belonged to the Hazara tribe in Baluchistan.

According to a press release issued by the Foreign Office on Monday, nearly 95 bodies have been recovered and placed at two different islands in Indonesia. However, so far not a single dead body has been identified as a Pakistan national. It said that the Pakistan Embassy in Jakarta has set up an Emergency Cell, which is working round the clock, in coordination with the relevant authorities in Quetta, for identification of the nationality of the deceased. The consular team of the Embassy has already met 6 Pakistani survivors in Surabaya Island.