32 killed in Bangladesh ferry fire: Police – Times of India

Dhaka: At least 32 people were killed when a loaded boat caught fire in the southern region on Friday. Bangladesh, said the police.
“three storey” obijan 10 There was a fire in the middle of the river. We have recovered 32 bodies. The death toll may rise. Most died of fire and some drowned after jumping into the river,” the local police chief said. Moinul Islam told AFP.
The incident happened in the morning near the southern rural town of Jhakakthi, 250 kilometers (160 mi) south of the capital Dhaka.
The accident was the latest in a series of similar incidents in the low-lying delta country surrounded by rivers.
specialist South Asian Countries Out of 170 million people, poor maintenance, lack of safety standards in the shipyard and overcrowding are to be blamed.