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14 dead, scores missing in Myanmar ferry disaster, says official

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 05:50
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Rescue personnel from the Myanmar Fire Services Department taking part in a search operation on the Chindwin River on Monday.

Yangon

RESCUERS have discovered 14 bodies and expect to find scores more after a ferry packed with teachers, students and workers capsized in central Myanmar, local authorities said Monday.

A total of 154 people have been rescued since the boat sank early Saturday morning about 72