26 killed and several missing after bulkhead hits speedboat in Madaripur

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    #Police in southern Bangladesh confirmed that at least 26 people died and several others went missing after a speedboat collided with a sand-laden bulkhead on the Padma river in #Madaripur district. A search and rescue operation is underway. As #Bangladesh has extensive inland waterways, it reports hundreds of deaths each year by ferry accidents.

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    In This Story: Bangladesh

    Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 162 million people.

    Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

    Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation’s economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport, is the second-largest city.

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