23 Jan 2012

Bodies found from sunken ferry

5:47 am on 23 January 2012

Nine bodies have been recovered from a passenger vessel that sank off the coast of Iran with 22 people aboard.

Five survivors were rescued. The boat capsized in bad weather while sailing from the island of Hormuz to Bandar Abbas on Saturday evening.

IRNA state news agency reported that the boat had run out of fuel.