50 missing as boat capsizes in Bangladesh

The boat left the Tanbazar ghat for Bandar area at around 10 p.m. As it reached the middle of the river Shitalakkhya, a sand-laden cargo boat rammed into it, The Daily Star quoted a police officer as saying.

"Around 20-30 passengers have been rescued immediately after the incident while six of the injured were admitted to different local hospitals," the officer said.

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