“We have so far recovered 23 bodies from the sunken ferry,” fireplace brigade official Enayet Hossain instructed AFP.
“There were 50 people on board… Our rescue divers are still searching,” she mentioned.
The Morning Hen vessel was hit by one other ferry at Farashganj, simply metres (yards) from the nation’s largest river port Sadarghat.
A number of witnesses instructed native tv stations that the boat was carrying greater than 50 individuals, with many caught in cabins.
Ferry accidents are widespread in Bangladesh as a consequence of poor security requirements within the nation’s many shipyards. The ferries are sometimes overcrowded and sink in unhealthy climate.