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Ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river


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Ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

A ferry with about 200 passengers has capsized in a river near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

Local authorities have reportedly said at least 40 people have been rescued from the vessel, the Pinak-6.

Teams from the Bangladeshi Inland Water Transport Authority and the army have been involved in the salvage operation in the river Padma.