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12 Killed when Boat Capsizes

June 5, 1987

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) _ All 12 passengers drowned when a boat capsized in a river in western Bangladesh, police said Friday.

The boat was overturned by gusty winds Thursday in the Padma River near the town of Manikganj, 50 miles northwest of the capital of Dhaka, police in Manikgonj said.

Police said the body of one of the passengers was recovered but the search for the others was postponed because of bad weather.

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