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Eid exodus: Traffic slows to a crawl on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

  • Traffic moving slowly from Langalbandh to Meghna-Gumti Bridge
  • People going for Eid holidays
Update : 05 Apr 2024, 03:26 PM

Traffic movement was slow on a 13-kilometre stretch of the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Gajaria of Munshiganj from Thursday night till around Friday noon with hundreds of thousands of people going to their hometowns and villages for the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. 

Humayun Kabir, in charge of Gajaria highway police outpost, said vehicles were moving slowly from Langalbandh in Narayanganj to Daudkandi Meghna-Gumti Bridge in Comilla due to heavy traffic.

He said due to the narrowness of some parts of the highway on the side of the Meghna-Gumti Bridge in the Comilla section, traffic on the highway slows down. 

However, he said, traffic movement was starting to return to normal. 

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