39 dead, 72 injured In Bangladesh as packed Ferry catches fire

Dec 24, 2021, 09:05 PM(IST) WION Video Team

At least 39 people have died after a packed ferry caught fire near the rural town of Jhalokati some 250 kilometres south of the capital city of Dakar. While most of the people died from the deadly fire a few died by drowning, the blaze on the three-decked vessel started in mid-river near the town of Jhalokati.

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