Vessel sinks in Padma river with over 200 passengers (22 images)

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The Pinak-6, a passenger vessel sank in the middle of the river Padma on its way to Mawa from Kawrakandi terminal at around 11 PM today. The overloaded boat capsized since the river was rough due to the stormy weather. The launch was going from Kewrakandi to Mawa at 11am when it began to list and sank in the face of strong currents at the Louhajang turning point. At least 250 people were in the capsized boat, even though according to...
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