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Bangladesh: Violent Wind: 2002/05/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/05/03
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Violent Wind
Outline The triple-decked M.V. Salahuddin-2, which sank at around midnight on Friday, was on its way to Patuakhali from Dhaka in Bangladesh, officials said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
ロイター 2002/05/11
Dead: 369 people

Missing: at least 100 people

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Reuters 2002/05/11
The toll from Bangladesh's second worst ferry disaster on record could rise above 450, with 369 bodies now found and at least 100 people still missing

Reuters 2002/05/07
Rescuers have retrieved more than 320 bodies from the ferry and dozens more are believed to have been swept away by storm-swollen river waters.

Reuters 2002/05/06
Police said 271 bodies had been recovered.

BBC News 2002/05/04
Only two bodies have so far been recovered, reports say - a woman and a child.

Reuters 2002/05/04
A ferry carrying about 500 passengers has sunk in a storm in southern Bangladesh overnight and officials fear hundreds may have died or been swept away by strong river currents.

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