Ferry with 100 aboard capsizes in Bangladesh

Reports say 38 people were recused by villagers

Published On: Feb 07 2013 09:27:18 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 08 2013 03:21:04 AM PST

News reports say a ferry packed with more than 100 people has capsized in a river in central Bangladesh.

Reports say local villagers rescued 38 people after the ferry went down in a river in Munshiganj district, 32 kilometers (20 miles) south of Dhaka.

Government officials were not immediately available for comment.