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The Double-decker Pinak-6 launch that sank in the River Padma at Lauhajang upazila of  Munshiganj, near Dhaka, with 250 passengers on Monday, is yet to be traced.

The rescue operation is going on. But the angry relatives of the missing passengers blocked the Mawa ghat for an hour on Tuesday morning bringing allegation of negligence in rescue operation.

The rescuers recovered two bodies while four others succumbed at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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Raw footage of Munshiganj launch capsize : Sunken Pinak-6 yet to be traced
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-08-05,  Publish Time : 12:27,  View Count : 453
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The Double-decker Pinak-6 launch that sank in the River Padma at Lauhajang upazila of  Munshiganj, near Dhaka, with 250 passengers on Monday, is yet to be traced.

The rescue operation is going on. But the angry relatives of the missing passengers blocked the Mawa ghat for an hour on Tuesday morning bringing allegation of negligence in rescue operation.

The rescuers recovered two bodies while four others succumbed at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Authority made a list of total 100 passengers who are still missing according to the information of the relatives.   - See more at: http://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=35433#sthash.059oZDyt.dpuf
Authority made a list of total 120 passengers who are still missing according to the information of the relatives.

Sources said local people have rescued 150 passengers so far.

They said the overloaded launch, MV Pinak-6, capsized in the middle of Padma when it was going to Mawa from Kawrakandi terminal around 11:00am.

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