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27 dead after a boat capsized in Dhaka

9 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

At least 27 bodies have been recovered from a river outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka after a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and capsized.
The ferry sank soon after departing from Narayanganj district, about 20km from Dhaka, said district administrator Mustain Billah, according to Reuters. The cargo vessel left the scene after the collision, police said.
Rescuers recovered five bodies on Sunday and a further 22 on Monday, Narayanganj additional deputy commissioner Shameem Bepari told the Dhaka Tribune. Several people are still missing.
A seven-member committee has been formed to probe...
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