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At istanbul escort least 42 people have died after a ferry istanbul escort carrying hundreds of people capsized on istanbul escort Lake Victoria, istanbul escort Tanzania.

One official istanbul escort told the Reuters news agency the number who drowned could be more istanbul escort than 200. Rescue efforts have been istanbul escort halted until dawn on Friday.

The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near the shore between the islands of Ukora and istanbul escort Bugolora.

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Officials have said the ferry was carrying more istanbul escort than 400 passengers. About 100 people were rescued while 32 are said to be in a critical istanbul escort condition.

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"We pray to God to give us hope in such an accident," Regional Commissioner istanbul escort Adam Malima told reporters.

"We pray to God to give us hope that there has not been a high death toll."

Locals joined with emergency istanbul escort teams in istanbul escort rescue efforts on Thursday afternoon.

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Tanzania has seen a number of nautical disasters, istanbul escort with overcrowding often playing a role.

In 2012, istanbul escort at least 145 people died when a packed ferry sank while transporting people to the island istanbul escort of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean.

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In 1996, istanbul escort more than 800 people died when the MV Bukoba capsized on Lake Victoria. It was one of the the worst istanbul escort ferry disasters of the last century.

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