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Rohingya-laden Boat Capsizes Near Bangladesh, 29 Missing

A boat packed with 35 Rohingya Muslims, who were fleeing violence in Myanmar and were aiming to sneak into Bangladesh, capsized on a river leaving at least 29 people, mostly women and children, missing. Several sources, including some fishermen and a survivor of the accident, reported that the boat capsized because it was loaded beyond its capacity. After sailing out of Maungdaw township in Myanmar, the boat capsized during the early hours of Monday on the Naf River, which flows along...

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