Boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) A boat carrying about 100 passengers capsized Friday in Meghna river in Bangladesh's Munshiganj district, a media report said Friday. Some of the passengers managed to swim ashore.

The boat capsized after it hit a sand-laden vessel, reported the Daily Star.

The Chandpur-bound boat carrying around 100 passengers started from Narayanganj launch terminal at 7 a.m.

Witnesses said some of the passengers managed to swam ashore after the launch capsized around 8 a.m.

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