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At least 20 people dead in Myanmar ferry capsize

A ferry boat capsized in Myanmar's Ayeyarwaddy delta, killing at least 20 people, police said.

Published: 07th April 2017 11:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2017 11:58 PM   |  A+A-

By Associated Press

YANGON: A ferry boat capsized today in Myanmar's Ayeyarwaddy delta, killing at least 20 people, police said. Police officer Nay Lin Tun said more than 40 people were on board the ferry.

He said police and firefighters were attempting to rescue passengers in the Ngawun River, where the accident occurred. The cause of the accident was being investigated. No other details were immediately available.



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