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'Many dead' in Bangladesh boat sinking

13 March 2012 Last updated at 23:32 GMT

At least 32 people have died and scores are missing after a ferry with some 200 people aboard sank in southern Bangladesh.

Around 50 people swam to safety after the accident in the Meghna River, south-west of the capital Dhaka.

Hundreds of people gathered on the river bank during the diving operation as bodies were recovered.