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Bangladesh ferry sinks after collision, not less than 15 killed

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DHAKA Rescuers have recovered 25 our bodies from a river outdoors Bangladesh’s capital after a ferry collided with one other vessel and capsized, an official mentioned on Monday.

The ferry M.L. Rabit Al Hasan sank Son unday evening after being hit by a cargo vessel within the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj district, simply outdoors Dhaka, officers mentioned.

Fire and civil defence official Ershad Hossain mentioned rescuers recovered 5 our bodies in a single day and 20 others on Monday. Nine different folks remained lacking, he mentioned.

Mr. Hossain mentioned the double-decker ferry was touring to neighboring Munshiganj district with greater than 50 passengers when the accident occurred.

Authorities blamed the oil-laden cargo vessel with hitting the ferry and ordered an investigation.

Sadhan Saha, 50, acquired his spouse’s physique, however his two sons remained lacking.

“My wife went to Dhaka for my son’s treatment for eyes. They were returning on the ferry in the evening. The last time I talked to my wife before the accident, she said they were on their way back,” Saha was quoted as saying by the Prothom Alo newspaper. “Now I don’t have anybody left in my family.”

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