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Senegal : Violent Wind : 2002/09/27
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Duration 2002/09/27
Country
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District
Senegal
Name Violent Wind
Outline More than 700 people are thought to have died after a passenger ferry capsized during a fierce storm off the coast of Gambia.
Eighty-eight bodies have been recovered and another 670 people are feared drowned after being trapped under the vessel.


Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Reuters Japan news 2002/11/05
Dead: about 1,150 epople

MSN Japan news 2002/09/30
Dead: 970 people



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