The double-decker ferry Aung Tagun 3 capsized and sank near Myebon, Myanmar. The Aung Tagun 3 was headed to Sittwe with some 209 persons on board when it was struck by heavy seas. Survivors stated that ferry was struck by a huge wave causing the vessel to capsize. Reports state some 167 survivors were pulled from the water. Another 34 bodies were also recovered by rescuers.