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Launch sinks in Bangladesh with 250 passengers

Publication Date : 04-08-2014

 

A launch capsized with 250 passengers in Padma river in Lauhajang upazila of Munshiganj due to heavy current this morning.

Tofazzal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Lauhajang Police Station, said Pinak-6 sank in the middle of the river with 250 people on board when it was going to Mawa from Kawrakandi terminal around 11am.

Detail about the incident could not be known immediately.

 

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