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Posted on Feb 08, 02:16PM | IANS
Dhaka, Feb 8 : 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.