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Two boats collide in Padma river in Bangladesh, at least 25 killed

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In an unfortunate incident, at least 25 people lost their lives after a packed boat carrying at least 30 passengers collided with a vessel transporting sand in the Padma river near the town of Shibchar. "We have rescued five people and retrieved 25 bodies," said local police chief Miraz Hossain. Several people are said to be still missing. The police officials were assisted by locals in the rescue operations.