Dozens Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

Boat crashes, capsizes with 200-300 aboard

Ferry on the Meghna River

Ferry on the Meghna River     Photo: Lingarak G J/Flickr

More than 30 people are dead and many more missing after a ferry accident on a river in southern Bangladesh on Tuesday. The ferry, which was carrying between 200 and 300 people, crashed into another boat and then capsized on the Meghna River Tuesday morning. Emergency officials have rescued 35 people. More than 180 people died in a ferry accident off the coast of Papua New Guinea last month.

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