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    • A relative of a missing passenger mourns after a ferry sank on the Meghna river, in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, Feb. 8, 2013.
    • Bangladeshis watch a rescue operation from the banks of the Meghna River, Feb. 8, 2013.
    • Rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a ferry that capsized in Meghna River, Bangladesh, Feb. 8, 2013.
    • A rescue operation in progress after a ferry capsized in the Meghna River at Munshiganj, south of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Feb. 8, 2013.

    Scores Missing After Bangladesh Ferry Accident

    Published February 08, 2013

    A ferry carrying more than 100 passengers capsized after colliding with a barge laden with sand in the Meghna River in Munshiganj district.


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