Ferry fire kills at least 37 in southern Bangladesh

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A person consoles his relative who is unable to find his five year old son travelling on a ferry which caught fire on the Sugandha River. Bangladesh fire services say at least 37 passengers have been killed.

A huge fire swept through a crowded river ferry in southern Bangladesh early Friday, leaving at least 37 dead and dozens injured as passengers jumped off the vessel to swim to shore, officials said.

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