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Monday, 30 September, 2002, 11:41 GMT 12:41 UK
Senegal tragedy: In pictures
The sinking of the ferry Joola is being described as the worst disaster in Senegal's modern history.

Ferry sank off Gambia/Senegal coast
The ferry sank in storms carrying some 1,000 passengers

Crowds at the ferry port in Dakar
As news broke people rushed to the ferry port in Dakar

Joola
But hundreds were thought trapped aboard

Charles Izard lost his wife and two children in the tragedy
Some lost their entire families

Deouka Camara waits for news of her husband
Three days of mourning were declared

Grieving women
So for most of those waiting the news was bad

Looking for relatives
Photos were put on display of bodies recovered

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