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World Bangladesh. At least 25 dead in a collision between two boats

08:10  03 may  2021
08:10  03 may  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Une collision entre deux bateaux a causé la mort d'au moins vingt-cinq personnes. © West France a collision between two boats caused the death of at least twenty-five people.

A collision between two boats on a river caused the death of at least twenty-five people. Rescue operations of potential survivors are still in progress.

At least 25 people died on Monday morning in a collision between two boats on a river in the center of Bangladesh , according to the police.

"We rescued five people and recovered twenty-five bodies," said the Local police chief, Miraz Hossain, after the collision between a boat carrying at least thirty passengers and another vessel on the Padma River Near the city of Shibchar.

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DHAKA, Bangladesh — Rescuers have recovered 25 bodies from a river outside Bangladesh ’s capital after a ferry collided with another vessel and capsized, an official said Monday. The ferry ML Rabit Al Hasan sank Sunday night after being hit by a cargo vessel in the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj district, just outside Dhaka, officials said. Fire and civil defense official Ershad Hossain said rescuers recovered five bodies overnight and 20 others on Monday. Nine other people remained missing, he said. Hossain said the double-decker ferry was traveling to neighboring Munshiganj district with more

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Rescuers have recovered 25 bodies from a river outside Bangladesh 's capital after a ferry collided with another vessel and capsized, an official said Monday. The ferry ML Rabit Al Hasan sank Sunday night after being hit by a cargo vessel in the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj Hossain said the double-decker ferry was traveling to neighboring Munshiganj district with more than 50 passengers when the accident took place. Authorities blamed the oil-laden cargo vessel with hitting the ferry and ordered an investigation. Sadhan Saha, 50, received his wife’s body, but his two sons

Firefighters and the local population continued rescue operations, while other people are missing, according to another police officer.

Maritime accidents are common in Bangladesh, a deltaic country furrowed by hundreds of rivers.

Experts attribute most of these accidents to poor boats, lax standards in shipyards but also overpopulation.

Sand-loaded barges navigate to the water and can be difficult to see in agitated waters, especially when light is low.

Last month, a ferry accident had already been held by a very heavy human balance, with thirty deaths . The boat, the Sabit Al Hasan, carrying about fifty people, had sank Sunday, April 4 at the end of the afternoon, following a collision with a bigger cargo on the Shitalakhsya river, after leaving Narayanganj, 20 kilometers from the capital Dhaka.

last June, a ferry had sunk down after being struck on his stern by another ferry. At least thirty-two people had perished.

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