Massive ferry fire kills at least 39 in southern Bangladesh


Fire fire swept swept through through a a crowded crowded river river ferry ferry in in Bangladesh Bangladesh leaving leaving at at least least thirty thirty nine nine people people dead dead and and seventy seventy injured injured featured featured passengers passengers being being brought brought ashore ashore after after the the massive massive blaze blaze forced forced many many to to leap leap into into the the rivers rivers cold cold waters waters to to escape escape the the flames flames scary scary eight eight hundred hundred passengers passengers from from Bangladesh's Bangladesh's capital capital Dhaka Dhaka on on a a one one hundred hundred and and fifty fifty mile mile trip trip southward southward fire fire broke broke out out around around three three AM AM this this daylight daylight came came the the ferries ferries blackened blackened all all set set anchored anchored at at the the river's river's edge edge as as rescue rescue teams teams searched searched for for both both survivors survivors and and the the bodies bodies of of the the dead dead a a fire fire officer officer says says the the blaze blaze may may have have started started in in the the engine engine room room the the government government has has set set up up two two committees committees to to investigate investigate in in order order them them to to report report findings findings in in three three days days I'm I'm Ben Ben Thomas Thomas

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