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MOSCOW, March 13 (Itar-Tass) — Russian tour operators are trying to find out whether there were Russian tourists on board the ship that sank in Bangladesh, Executive Director of the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) Maiya Lomidze told Itar-Tass.
“We are now getting in touch with the tour operators, to clarify is Russian citizens could be on board,” she said. “According to preliminary data, the presence of Russians on this ferry is unlikely,” Lomidze added.
The passenger ferryboat Shariatpur-1, which was carrying 300 people sank in the Meghna River in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
According to local media reports, 50 passengers have managed to survive, and the others are still regarded as missing. The tragedy was caused by the ferry’s collision with another vessel.
The rescue operation was launched at the wreck site.