21 dead, 26 missing after Myanmar ferry sinks

March 14, 2015 7:51 AM

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At least 21 people were killed and 26 others reported missing after a passenger ferry carrying more than 200 people sank off the coast of western Myanmar, police said Saturday.

The "Aung Takon" went down late Friday after leaving the town of Kyaukphyu on its way to Sittwe in western Rakhine state.

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