Thirty dead, 200 missing as ferry capsizes in India

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Posted: Apr 30, 2012 11:49 AM

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least 30 people died on Monday when a ferry carrying around 300 passengers capsized in a storm and heavy rain in a river in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, police said.

A dozen people were rescued after the ship capsized in the Brahmaputra River but more than 200 people were still missing, police said.

(Reporting by Biswajyoti Das in Guwahati; Editing by Michael Roddy)