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Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia route after 8 hours

  • Published at 04:20 pm January 19th, 2021
Over 900 vehicles carrying passengers and goods
Over 900 vehicles carrying passengers and goods were waiting on both sides to cross the river Dhaka Tribune

Suspension of ferry services due to poor visibility is a common occurrence during winter in Bangladesh

Ferry movement on the Paturia-Daulatdia route has resumed after eight hours of suspension to avert any untoward incident due to dense fog.

The ferry operation on the route resumed around 11am on Tuesday after visibility improved, said Zillur Rahman, acting deputy general manager (DGM) of BIWTC Paturia Ghat.

Earlier, the ferry service was suspended from 3am early hours of Tuesday to avoid accidents as visibility fell drastically due to thick fog. 

Over 900 vehicles carrying passengers and goods were waiting on both sides to cross the river, our correspondent reported.

Suspension of ferry services due to poor visibility is a common occurrence during winter in Bangladesh.

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