Ferry sinks after colliding in Bangladesh; at least 25 dead

The ferry sank Sunday night after being hit by a cargo vessel in the Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj district, just outside Dhaka, officials said.

Fire and civil defense official Ershad Hossain said rescuers recovered five bodies overnight and 20 others on Monday. Nine other people remained missing, he said.

A family member of one of the passengers waits on shore for news about survivors of the Bangladeshi ferry accident. (Reuters)

A family member of one of the passengers waits on shore for news about survivors of the Bangladeshi ferry accident. (Reuters)

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