News Briefs

  2/8/2013, Shevat 28, 5773

Ferry Capsizes in Bangladesh

A ferry with 100 people aboard capsized and sank, Friday, in the River Meghna in the Munshiganj District during a voyage between Narayanganj City to Matlab, 30 kilometers/20 miles south of the capital Dhaka.

Local media cited by Sky News reported that villagers rescued more than 40 people and others swam to shore although there was no complete accounting.