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Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia, Aricha-Kazirhat routes resume after 6 hrs

Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia, Aricha-Kazirhat routes resume after 6 hrs

Ferry Services on Daulatdia-Paturia and Aricha-Kazirhat routes in the Padma River resumed on Wednesday morning after six hours of suspension due to poor visibility caused by dense fog.

Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia route was suspended around 5:30 am due to poor visibility caused by dense fog, said Aricha office of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC).

Ro Ro ferry ‘Bhasha Shaheed Barkat, Shaha Jalal, Enayetpuri and Utility Hasna Hena in Daulatdia and Ro Ro ferry Keramat Ali, Shah Makhdum, Birsreshestha Matiur Rahman, Khanjahan Ali, Utility Chandra Mallika and K-type Ferry Cumilla remained anchored at the Daulatdia and Paturia ferry ghats

One ferry got stuck in the middle of the river.

The ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia resumed around 11:30 am after the disappearance of fog.

Meanwhile, the ferry services on Aricha-Kazirhat route suspended around 4:30 am due to dense fog, causing immense sufferings to the passengers.

The ferry services on the route resumed around 10:45 am, after nearly six and half an hours of disruption.