21 dead, dozens missing after Myanmar ferry sinks

March 14, 2015 10:18 AM

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YANGON: Rescuers were frantically searching for survivors Saturday after an overloaded ferry sank in rough waters off the coast of western Myanmar killing at least 21 and leaving dozens more missing.

The “Aung Takon 3” went down late Friday after leaving the town of Kyaukphyu on its way to Sittwe in western Rakhine state, police said.

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