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20 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

20 Rohingya migrants killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

Dhaka: At least 20 Rohingya migrants were killed and 14 others injured when a boat capsized in the waters of the Naf river in Bangladesh, police said on Thursday.

The accident took place on Wednesday night in the river that divides Bangladesh and Myanmar.

“Six bodies were found immediately after the accident, 14 were found on Thursday morning,” a police official told Xinhua news agency.

The cause of the accident is under probe.

—PTI