Updated: 08/04/2014 14:31 | By Agence France-Presse

Bangladesh ferry sinks with up to 200 on board: police

An overloaded ferry carrying up to 200 passengers sank Monday on a river in central Bangladesh, police said.


"We have heard that the ferry was overloaded with passengers and the river was rough," local police chief Tofazzal Hossain told AFP, adding that 50 passengers had been rescued so far.

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