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Bangladesh : Storm : 2002/05/24

GLIDE:  AC-2002-000304-BGD

Duration 2002/05/24
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Storm
Outline Rescuers using fishing nets have found five bodies and about 60 other people were missing, feared drowned, after a two-year-old river ferry sank in a storm in Bangladesh
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/05/25
Dead: 16 persons
Missing: 40 persons
CNN news 2002/05/24
More than 60 people are feared drowned after a ferry sank in a Bangladesh river.

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BBC news 2002/05/25
The authorities in Bangladesh say that they have recovered the bodies of 16 people who drowned.

BBC news 2002/05/24
Search for Bangladesh ferry victims

CNN news 2002/05/25
Search for ferry survivors underway

CNN news 2002/05/24
More than 60 people are feared drowned after a ferry sank in a Bangladesh river.

Rerters Alertnet 2002/05/24
Sixty-five feared dead in Bangladesh ferry accident