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Duration 2002/09/27 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.
Country or District Senegal Name Violent Wind
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others Reuters Japan news 2002/11/05 Dead: about 1,150 epople MSNĦĦJapan news 2002/09/30 Dead: 970 people
- Reuters Japan news 2002/11/05
1150 people were killed by the accident in Senegal.
- BBC news 2002/10/03
Only 64 of more than 1,000 passengers survived.
- BBC news 2002/09/28
Hundreds lost on Senegal ferry
- CNN news 2002/09/30
Senegal ferry death toll may rise
- MSNĦĦJapan news 2002/09/30
the ferry was capsized by the fierce storm at west corst of africa. 970 people feard dead.
- BBC news 2002/09/27
Hundreds lost as Senegal ferry sinks
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