Indian ferry with 250 aboard sinks, 50 safe: police
GUWAHATI, India - Agence France-Presse
A crane lifts the wreckage of a ferry that capsized in the Meghna River in Munshiganj district, about 32 kilometers south of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. AP photoA ferry with some 250 passengers aboard sank in a river in northeast India today following a storm, police said, adding that 50 people had swum to safety.
The double-decker ferry sank in the fast-flowing Brahmaputra river in Assam state, police said, adding that the fate of the other 200 passengers was not immediately known.