Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Bangladesh

At least 26 die in Bangladesh ferry crash ahead of nationwide coronavirus lockdown

  • Officials said the ferry was packed with passengers after the government said it would impose a seven-day lockdown to curb a recent rise in Covid-19 cases
  • About 20 swam to safety after the ferry collided with a bigger cargo vessel in the Shitalakshya River on Sunday. Several could still be missing

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Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
Relatives mourn after several people died as a ferry collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakshya River in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters
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