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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
As many as 77 people were feared trapped and drowned in a sunken ferry Friday after it collided in a turbulent river with another ferry crammed full of cars and trucks. Twenty fire department rescuers used speedboats and ropes with anchors attached to try to find the boat, which police said was resting 30 feet below the surface.
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May 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
At least 73 people have died and more than 100 are missing and feared drowned a day after two ferries caught in a storm sank in the Meghna River in eastern Bangladesh, officials said. Rescuers Wednesday pulled out 27 bodies from the two vessels. A search for those still missing was suspended at nightfall. One ferry capsized Tuesday with more than 150 people aboard 50 miles east of Dhaka, the capital.
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May 4, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
At least 73 people have died and more than 100 are missing and feared drowned a day after two ferries caught in a storm sank in the Meghna River in eastern Bangladesh, officials said. Rescuers Wednesday pulled out 27 bodies from the two vessels. A search for those still missing was suspended at nightfall. One ferry capsized Tuesday with more than 150 people aboard 50 miles east of Dhaka, the capital.
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May 10, 1999 | Times Wire Services
Rescuers found 11 bodies in the choppy waters of a river in southern Bangladesh where an overloaded ferry capsized. Nearly 200 people are feared dead. The bodies were found floating several miles downstream from where the ferry went down, according to officials. The steel-bodied ferry carrying 300 people sank during a storm Saturday in Barisal district, 75 miles south of the capital, Dhaka.
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May 10, 1999 | Times Wire Services
Rescuers found 11 bodies in the choppy waters of a river in southern Bangladesh where an overloaded ferry capsized. Nearly 200 people are feared dead. The bodies were found floating several miles downstream from where the ferry went down, according to officials. The steel-bodied ferry carrying 300 people sank during a storm Saturday in Barisal district, 75 miles south of the capital, Dhaka.
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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
As many as 77 people were feared trapped and drowned in a sunken ferry Friday after it collided in a turbulent river with another ferry crammed full of cars and trucks. Twenty fire department rescuers used speedboats and ropes with anchors attached to try to find the boat, which police said was resting 30 feet below the surface.
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