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Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 11, many missing

September 09, 2020 4:26 PM

DHAKA (REUTERS) - A ferry in Bangladesh carrying around 40 passengers capsized after colliding with a sand-laden vessel on Wednesday (Sept 9), leaving at least 11 people dead and many more missing, officials said.

Fire on supertanker off Sri Lanka extinguished: Navy spokesman

September 06, 2020 7:38 PM

COLOMBO (REUTERS) - A fire on a supertanker abandoned off Sri Lanka's east coast has been extinguished, a Sri Lankan navy spokesman said on Sunday (Sept 6).

18 dead after Indonesian boat sinks

June 19, 2019 5:00 AM

JAKARTA • At least 18 people, including four children, died after a motorboat sank in choppy waters off the Indonesian island of Java, a government official said yesterday.

South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster. Could it happen again?

June 11, 2019 11:14 AM

JEJU, SOUTH KOREA (NYTIMES) - The promises came too late for the overloaded South Korean ferry, too late for the 250 students who drowned when it capsized on a school trip to a resort island.

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