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Dhaka, Friday   13 December 2019

Dense fog disrupts ferry services

 Daily Bangladesh Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 11:16 AM, 28 December 2017   Updated: 09:14 PM, 3 January 2018

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Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia and Kathalbari-Shimulia naval routes halted for three hours due to dense fog. Ferry services were disrupted since 5 am on Thursday morning by the BIWTC.

According to the BIWTC`s Kathalbari Ghat sources, there were three ferries remainded stranded in the mid-river during sudden dense fog. Many vehicles were waiting at the both ghats for crossing.

On the other hand, Assistant Manager of Paturia Ferry Ghat branch, Mohiuddin Rasel confirmed the matter. He said, light of the ferry had become obscure due to fog, so ferry services were temporarily suspended for avoiding accidents in the river.

Meanwhile, total six ferries remainded stranded in the mid-river of Padma with vehicles and passengers. He said ferry services would be started again when the fog was reduced.

DailyBangladesh/Adnan/Nishi