Ferry with 100 passengers capsizes in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Feb 22: Rescue operation was underway after a ferry carrying 100 passengers capsized in central Bangladesh on Sunday.

Fire department officials said the ferry was reportedly hit by a cargo vessel at the Daulatdia-Paturia crossing on the Padma River, resulting in the mishap. The number of casualties is not yet known.

Bangladesh: Crowded ferry capsizes

The site of the incident is 40 kilometres northwest of Dhaka.

Rescue teams and passing boats were deployed for the rescue operation.

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