Watch: 37 people killed as overcrowded ferry catches fire in southern Bangladesh

Over 30 people died in a blaze abroad an overcrowded night ferry in Bangladesh on Friday. The ferry caught fire early in the morning near the town of Jhakakathi, 250 kms south of the capital Dhaka. The fire is believed to have started in the engine room and quickly spread to other areas. Police said most people died from the fire and a few by drowning after they jumped into the river. Police fear the death toll may increase as many of the passengers had severe burns. Watch full video.

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