'No more survivors' in Bangladesh ferry disaster

A police official has said there is no chance of finding more survivors after the capsizing of a ferry carrying 200 people in Bangladesh.

So far 28 people are known to have drowned, while around 100 of the ferry's passengers remain unaccounted for.

A rescue vessel tries to offer assistance after the capsizing of the MV Miraj ferry. Credit: Reuters

Officials said around 75 people managed to swim to shore or were rescued when the MV Miraj toppled.

"Now it is more than 20 hours since the ferry sank, so there is no possibility to find anyone alive inside the vessel," police official Saiful Hassan Badal said.

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