Resucers look for bodies of passengers from M.V. Miraj-4 ferry
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Bangladesh ferry capsizes on Meghna river near Dhaka

Rescuers are continuing to search for survivors after a ferry carrying at least 200 people capsized and sank during a storm in Bangladesh.

A number of bodies have been recovered so far but police say they fear the death toll will rise.

The ferry overturned in high winds on the Meghna river in Munshiganj district, south of the capital, Dhaka.

Catharina Moh reports.

  • 16 May 2014