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  • (Update) Launch capsize in Buriganga: 32 bodies recovered so far

    Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 30 people after a launch capsized in Buriganga river at Dhaka's Shyambazar.

  • Three bodies recovered

    Bodies of three workers, who were missing since a cargo vessel and a launch capsized in the Pashur river under Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans on Tuesday night, were recovered yesterday.

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    Launch Capsize: 25 missing in Padma

    At least 25 people went missing after two launches fastened to a pontoon in the Padma capsized due to river erosion in Shariatpur's Nariya yesterday morning.

  • Give Tk 17.11cr to 2003 launch capsize victims, HC to govt

    The High Court upholds a lower court verdict that ordered the government to give Tk 17.11 crore in compensation to the victim families of a 2003 launch capsize in the Meghna river.

  • Faulty designs behind most launch accidents

    Amid denial of responsibilities for launch accidents by the authorities, a report reveals that between 1976 and 2005, 70 per cent launch accidents happened due to design flaws. Nine NGOs working for safe waterway published that report yesterday.

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    LAUNCH DISASTER -- Where lies the remedy?

    ON Sunday February 22, M.V. Mostafa, on her way to Daulatdia from Paturia, Manikganj, collided with a cargo vessel and sank instantly in the river Padma in broad daylight with reportedly more than 200 passengers on board. So far, 72 dead bodies have been recovered -- 28 among them from inside the launch.

  • Launch capsize taking a heavy toll

    WE are distressed at the untimely deaths of at least 70 people in a launch capsize in the Padma river in Manikganj on Sunday after it was hit by a cargo vessel. With 36 people still missing, it is feared that the death toll would only go up as the rescue efforts continue.

  • Death toll from Padma launch capsize reaches 70

    Death toll from Padma launch disaster reaches 70 as rescuers recover 28 more bodies

  • Death toll rises to 39

    At least 35 people have been killed when a launch carrying over 150 passengers capsizes in the Padma river in Manikganj after being hit by a cargo trawler