Bangladesh: Ferry sinks leaving 28 dead, dozens missingChristian Fernsby ▼ | June 29, 2020
At least 28 bodies were recovered by divers in Bangladesh after a ferry carrying passengers sank in a river, an official said Monday.
Tragedy Bangladesh ferry sinks
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Fire fighters and navy units have also joined the rescue efforts.
“The passenger ferry capsized Monday morning after collision with another vessel," Fire Service Control Room Officer Rozina Islam told Anadolu Agency, confirming the death toll.
The fatalities include three children. However, officials could not confirm how many passengers were on board the vessel at the time of the accident. Local media quoting eye witnesses and police put the figure at 100. ■