BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh Ferry Accidents Timeline  

Apr-14-1986
Double-decker ferry sank in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200.
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Mai-25-1986
Ferry boat Shamia sank on Maghna River in Bangladesh and some 600 were killed.
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Mai-23-1996
As many as 77 people were feared drowned in a sunken ferry after a collision on the Jamuna river. More than 50 ferries have sunk since 1981 killing more than 1,000 people.
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Jun-13-1997
A ferry on the Dhanu River northeast of Dhaka capsized in a whirlpool and at least 50 people were drowned.
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Mai-08-1999
200 people were feared dead when a river ferry boat sank. About 100 people were rescued or swam to shore.
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Apr-04-2003
In northeastern Bangladesh a river boat carrying more than 170 people capsized, killing 79 people, including 49 children.
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Apr-12-2003
In northern Bangladesh up to 100 people were reported missing after a ferry capsized in the Nagchinni River. Searchers recovered the bodies of victims, bringing the death toll to 16.
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Jul-08-2003
A ferry with an estimated 750 passengers sank at the confluence of the Padma, Meghna and Dakatia rivers about 40 miles south of the capital, Dhaka. Some 220 survivors were counted.
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Mai-23-2004
In eastern Bangladesh 2 river ferries carrying about 250 passengers capsized during a storm, and dozens of people were feared dead. The death toll climbed to 74.
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Jun-08-2010
At least 18 people drowned and 19 others went missing, as a trawler carrying 100 passengers capsized in a haor in Dharmapasha upazila of Sunamganj district.
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