Ferry with 100 aboard capsizes in Bangladesh

Reports say 38 people were recused by villagers

Published On: Feb 08 2013 12:27:18 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 08 2013 06:21:04 AM EST

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.