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Canada Bangladesh: At least five dead in the sinking of a ferry

06:50  05 april  2021
06:50  05 april  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

Bangladesh: Dozens of deaths in the sinking of a ferry

 Bangladesh: Dozens of deaths in the sinking of a ferry © AFP - Munir UZ Zaman Several dozens of people perished in the sinking, on Sunday, April 4, a ferry in a Bangladesh river after a collision with another boat. At least 26 people perished in the sinking on Sunday, April 4th of a ferry in a Bangladesh river after a collision with another boat. This is what Monday has announced the rescuers, after the wreck had been bailout.

The boat was full of passengers wishing to return home after the establishment of a national containment of seven days from Monday

Des bateaux au Bangladesh (illustration). © Mustasinur Rahman Alvi / Pacific P boats in Bangladesh (illustration). Drama - The boat was full of passengers wishing to return home after the establishment of a national containment of seven days from Monday

the record of the drama is only temporary. An Ferry carrying about fifty passengers sank around 18 hours on Sunday during a collision with another boat in the center of Bangladesh , indicated the authorities, making at least five dead.

The ship sank into the Shitalakhsya river, after leaving the industrial city of NarayanGanj, twenty kilometers from the capital Dhaka. According to a member of the local police, sanitary measures against coronavirus explain the influx on the boat. The ferry was full of passengers wishing to leave NarayanGanj after the government instituted a seven-day national containment from Monday to fight against a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.

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Your Browser Does Not Support This Video The District Government Administrator NarayanGanj, Shukla Sarker, for his part, indicated that divers were at work to look for missing. "We do not know how many people are missing," she said. Above all, the Local Police Chief Dipak Saha said the rescue efforts were embarrassed by a powerful storm that got up after the accident.

Ferry accidents are frequent in Bangladesh, a nation located in a delta and crisscrossed hundreds of rivers. Millions of people depend on ferries for transport, particularly in the southern coastal region of the country, but ships are often overloaded and in poor condition.

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In a joint statement, the military bosses condemn the violence against the peaceful demonstrators. Germany also signed the explanation. © dpa Only on Saturday was the violent action of the military regime against the road protests to the hitherto bloodiest escalation since the coup had come almost two months ago. The military bosses from a series of Western States have sentenced the violence against peaceful demonstrators in Myanmar in a joint statement .

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