JAKARTA (Kyodo) The government will search waters off Indonesia later this month for the remains of military personnel who died when a U.S. plane sunk a Japanese minesweeper during World War II, the Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry said.

The work, which will take about a week, will begin on June 23 and employ local divers in an area off Sulawesi Island where a U.S. plane sunk the vessel in March 1945, killing 219 of the 300 people on board.

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