Fire Kills 39 In Boat Accident
The gory accident that saw fire sweep through a ferry has killed the snot people in Bangladesh.
So far, records show that 39 people dead and 72 injured, as passengers jumped off the vessel and swam to shore, to survive.
Reports say there was overcrowding on the ferry at the time of the fire.
The blaze broke out around 3 a.m. on the MV Avijan-10, which was carrying 800 passengers off the coast of Jhalokati district on the Sugandha River, they said.
Fire officer Kamal Uddin Bhuiyan, who led the rescue operation, said the fire may have started in the engine room. He said 15 fire engines took nearly two hours to control the blaze.