48 bodies recovered after ferry capsizing on Myanmar river

YANGON, Myanmar – Rescue teams found 48 bodies through Wednesday and were searching for other victims from a crowded ferry boat that capsized during a nighttime run on a river in central Myanmar last Saturday, officials said.

The boat that was running on the Chindwin river between Monywa and Homalin townships in the Sagaing region carried more than 250 passengers.

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