Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
In Bangladesh, where last year there was a fatal accident on the railroad, there was a new PE, now water was encountered by ship and ferry.
In the incident on the river of Buriganga has killed at least 32 people, and the fate of dozens still missing, reports TSN with reference to The Daily Observer.
“The incident occurred on the morning of June 29. Ferry rammed the boat in which were more than 100 passengers. To swim to shore was not all”, — stated in the message.
The tragedy occurred during morning rush hour.
According to witnesses, many passengers are trapped, as I couldn’t get out of the cabin of the ferry. When the police suspect that it was full.
It is noted that the carriers often neglect the safety rules, take on Board much more passengers than it can stand. In addition, quite often do the ferries are in poor condition.
The causes of the collision and other details of the incident are established, but the police suspect that the ferry was overcrowded.
Among the victims were three children and eight women. Rescuers search for bodies, it is assumed that the victims could be more.
According to media reports, on the scene came dozens of relatives of those killed and injured, as well as volunteers who wanted to help rescuers.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that last year in Northern Iraq in the tourist complex near the city of Mosul capsized and sank a passenger ferry, killing at least 80 people. In total onboard there were more than 170 passengers, including many children who together with their parents celebrated Novruz — the arrival of spring according to astronomical solar calendar from Iranian and Turkic peoples.