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Up to 30 feared dead as ferry capsizes in Pakistan
Updated: 2005-03-25 17:04

Up to 30 people were feared dead in Pakistan after a ferry struck a bridge and capsized in the Indus river, police said on Friday.

The body of a woman had been recovered and 29 people were missing after the Thursday evening accident near Chechna Sharif town in central Pakistan's Punjab province.

About 40 passengers returning from a Muslim shrine were on the ferry when it struck the bridge, said police official Abdul Hameed Joya. About 10 passengers swam to safety.

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