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Fog halts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services

Sun Online Desk     22nd January, 2018 10:11:11 printer

Fog halts Paturia-Daulatdia ferry services

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River was suspended early Monday due to poor visibility caused by dense fog.

 

The authorities of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) suspended the ferry services and plying of the water vessels on the route since 2 am due to blurred visibility caused by thick fog, said NasirAhmmed , assistant general manager of BIWTC at Aricha.

 

Five ferries remained stuck in the middle of the river with around hundred vehicles and passengers on board.

 

The ferry services will resume once the visibility returns, he added.


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