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A passenger ferry sunk off Myanmar's west coast on Friday, killing at least 21 people, while numerous other passengers are still missing. 

More than 200 passengers were on board the Aung Takon ferry, plying from Kyaukphyu to Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state when it sank, according to the The Straits Times

Officials said 167 people had been rescued, while 26 were missing. 

"We have got 21 dead bodies, 2 men and 19 women. About 26 passengers are still missing," a police officer said on Saturday.

More details are awaited. 

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