Ferry fire carrying nearly 290 people

Ferry fire carrying nearly 290 people

GreekAn Italian yacht carrying 237 passengers and 51 crew members is on fire off the Ionian coast, in the Mediterranean. Greek port police said the fire broke out on the third deck at 4:30 a.m. (8:30 a.m. Hanoi time) as …

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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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Ferry sank in China, at least 9 people died

Ferry sank in China, at least 9 people died

A passenger ferry sank on the Tang Kha River, Guizhou Province, leaving at least nine dead and six missing, possibly due to overloading. The ferry carrying 46 people, mostly students, sank on the afternoon of September 18 on the Tang …

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