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37 Dead, 150 Missing as Ferry Sinks in Storm

The World | IN BRIEF / BANGLADESH

February 20, 2005|From Times Wire Reports

A Bangladeshi ferry sank during a tropical storm overnight, leaving at least 37 people dead and 150 missing, rescue officials said today.

The double-decker MV Maharaj was carrying about 200 people when it capsized in Buriganga River just outside the capital, Dhaka, the officials said.

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