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Ferry capsizes on river in Bangladesh

A ferry carrying around 200 passengers capsizes on the River Padma, south-west of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

A ferry carrying abound 200 passengers has capsized on the River Padma, south-west of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

The bodies of two people have been recovered from the River Padma where the boat went down in Munshiganj district, 30km (20 miles) from Dhaka.

Emergency teams have rescued 100 people from the vessel, the Pinak-6.

Anbarasan Ethirajan reports:

  • 05 Aug
  • From the section Asia