Divers searching a river in Bangladesh found seven dead bodies on Tuesday, two days after a packed ferry hit a barge and sank near the capital Dhaka, police said. Police inspector Fazlul Haq said nine more people were still missing after the ferry, which was overloaded with about 80 passengers, collided with a sand barge in the Shitalakkhya river on Sunday night. "The divers have found seven dead bodies. We don't think the missing persons have survived," Haq said, adding the search would continue. Police initially put 11 people in the list of missing but raised the number to 16 based on information from relatives.