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Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

World leaders express shock at Tanzania ferry disaster, death toll hits 130

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would rise as a second day of searching neared an end.

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