'Many dead' in Bangladesh boat sinking
At least 32 people have died and scores are missing after a ferry with some 200 people aboard sank in southern Bangladesh.
Around 50 people swam to safety after the accident in the Meghna River, south-west of the capital Dhaka.
Hundreds of people gathered on the river bank during the diving operation as bodies were recovered.
13 Mar 2012
- From the section Asia