Boat accident in Bangladesh leaves at least 25 people dead

Boat accident in Bangladesh leaves at least 25 people dead

The Guardian

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Speedboat carrying dozens of passengers crashed into vessel transporting sand in Padma River, say police

At least 26 people were killed when a speedboat packed with passengers collided with a vessel transporting sand in the latest maritime disaster to hit Bangladesh.

Police said the speedboat carrying about three dozen passengers from the town of Mawa rammed into the other vessel in the Padma River as it neared the main river station in the central rural town of Shibchar.

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