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6 dead,6 feared missing in ferry capsizal in Myanmar

Yangon: At least six people have been killed and six others were missing in a ferry capsizing incident in the Chindwin River in Myanmar on the weekend, the authorities confirmed on Monday.With 65 passengers on

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Updated on: November 02, 2015 8:53 IST
six dead in ferry capsizal in myanmar
six dead in ferry capsizal in myanmar

Yangon: At least six people have been killed and six others were missing in a ferry capsizing incident in the Chindwin River in Myanmar on the weekend, the authorities confirmed on Monday.

With 65 passengers on board, the private vessel YazarTun capsized near a whirlpool in the river at Kalewa on Sunday at about 5.50 a.m. en-route from Monywa to Homalin, Sagaing region, Xinhua reported.

A total of 53 people have been initially rescued, according to the authorities.

Search and rescue operation was being done on the missing victims, the authorities added.

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