(Advertisement)

Bangladesh ferry capsizes, sinks

Two bodies pulled from river; many more deaths feared

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 3:34 a.m.

People gather on the banks of the River Padma after a passenger ferry capsized in Munshiganj district, Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, and at least 44 people either swam to safety or were rescued but the number of missing passengers is not yet known. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, killing at least two people and probably many more as horrified villagers watched from the shore, authorities said.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

China quake toll 398; rain slows rescue

People walk by collapsed houses after Sunday's earthquake in Ludian County of Zhaotong City in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

Rescuers found scores of survivors Monday as they dug through homes shattered by an earthquake in southern Chi... Read »

Next Story »

Lebanon battles Syria rebels

LABWEH, Lebanon -- Lebanese troops battled rebels from Syria for control of a border city Monday, the deadlies... Read »