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About 50 dead as Myanmar ferry sinks in bad weather

About 50 dead as Myanmar ferry sinks in bad weather

Mar 14, – The boat had 209 people on board when it ran into high seas late on Friday on a voyage from the coastal town of Taunggok to Sittwe, capital of the west coast state of Rakhine, officials said. About 50 people were believed to have drowned off Myanmar when a ferry sank in […]

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Bad weather halts rescue operations, says Indian army

Bad weather halts rescue operations, says Indian army

June 23, GAUCHAR, India (AP) — The army suspended helicopter flights to rescue people stranded in Uttarakhand after dense fog descended on the Himalayan region. Instead, troops built makeshift bridges and people were being brought to safety by road, Brig. Uma Maheshwar said. Bad weather was hampering efforts Sunday to evacuate thousands of people stranded […]

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