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At least two people have been killed, and scores remain missing after a ferry capsized in Bangladesh. (Source: CNN) At least two people have been killed, and scores remain missing after a ferry capsized in Bangladesh. (Source: CNN)

MUNSHIGANJ, BANLADESH (BOISHAKHI TV/CNN) - Police say a river-going ferry capsized in Bangladesh, killing two people.

Scores of other people remain missing, as rescuers continue searching for survivors.

The boat, the Pinak-6, capsized late Monday morning in the Padma River, about 37 miles south of the capital, Dhaka.

Witnesses say the ferry was carrying about 300 people.

A superintendent of police said the ferry was overcrowded and the river was very rough because of bad weather.

Police and rescuers believe as many as 100 people could have either swum to the shore or have been rescued by local fishermen.

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