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Dense fog halts traffic on Bangabandhu Bridge

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 12:15 PM, 1 January 2018   Updated: 09:31 PM, 3 January 2018



Traffic on the Bangabandhu Bridge halted since 7:50 am on Monday as authorities had to stop toll plazas of the bridge due to dense fog.

A source said that the suspension of the vehicular movement due to poor visibility caused around 30km tailback at both ends of the bridge, causing immense sufferings to thousands of passengers.

Movement of all kinds of vehicles has remained stopped to cross the bridge since 7:50 am, Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Asabur Rahman said.

He said, hundreds of vehicles got stranded at both ends of the bridge stretching Mirzapur of Tangail in the east and Bogra in the west. Vehical movement would be started again when the fog will reduced, the police personnel added.