Rescuers have recovered 7 bodies from a river in southern Bangladesh. Of about 50 people aboard, 6 are still missing.
The boat sank late Sunday on the River Machkata, about 75 miles south of Dhaka. But the fact was not clear how the boat sink, which was carrying mostly women & children. Some of the passengers swam ashore & save their life itself. Rescuers were continuing their search for the missing personals, report said.
They believe the fact of the sink was overcrowding & unfit vessels contribute to frequent boat accidents in Bangladesh, a delta nation of 150 million people crisscrossed by some 230 rivers.