Indonesian ferry fire carrying 271 people

Indonesian ferry fire carrying 271 people

The ferry carrying 271 people caught fire off the Indonesian island of Bali, but there are no reports of casualties and authorities are working to evacuate. The passenger ferry Mutiara Timur I, with 236 passengers and 35 crew members, caught …

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Survived on a burning ferry for three days

Survived on a burning ferry for three days

GreekA driver was found alive aboard the Euroferry Olympia, three days after it burst into flames, while 11 passengers were still missing. Greek rescuers today discovered the 21-year-old Belarusian driver in the stern of the Euroferry Olympia ferry as it …

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Bangladesh ferry fire kills 37 people

Bangladesh ferry fire kills 37 people

A three-decker ferry carrying about 800 passengers caught fire in the middle of a river in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 37 people. Local officials confirmed the ferry fire broke out early this morning near the town of Jhalakathi, about …

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At least 37 people died in a ferry fire in Bangladesh

At least 37 people died in a ferry fire in Bangladesh

The ferry after the terrible fire – Photo: AFP The tragedy happened on a river near Jhalokathi, 250 kilometers south of the capital Dhaka. “We have recovered 37 bodies. The death toll could increase,” police chief Moinul Islam told AFP …

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Bangladesh ferry fire kills at least 32 people

Bangladesh ferry fire kills at least 32 people

A three-decker ferry carrying about 1,000 passengers caught fire in the middle of a river in southern Bangladesh, killing at least 32 people. Local officials confirmed the ferry fire occurred early this morning near the town of Jhakakathi, about 250 …

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