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Ferry service between Paturia & Daulatdia suspended for heavy fog

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 11:17, 24 November 2021  
Ferry service between Paturia & Daulatdia suspended for heavy fog

Ferry services between Paturia and Daulatdia have been suspended since 6am today due to heavy fog.

As a result, eight ferries are anchored at Paturia ghat, while some other ferries carrying passengers and vehicles are anchored in the middle of the river and at Daulatdia ghat.

Thousands of vehicles are stranded at Paturia ghat in Manikganj and Daulatdia ghat in Rajbari, including trucks and buses. Passengers and vehicle workers who are stranded are suffering greatly, reports our Manikganj correspondent.

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation's Aricha Regional Office Deputy General Manager, Md Zillur Rahman, said that due to the fog, waterway could not be seen. Ferry movement was halted in this situation due to the risk of accident. Ferry services will resume once the fog clears.

Meanwhile, also due to heavy fog, ferry services on the Aricha-Kazirhat waterway have been suspended since 5:30am, he said.The daily star


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