Ferry loaded with vehicles capsizes at Paturia
Published: 10:39 AM, 27 October 2021 Updated: 03:28 PM, 27 October 2021
The row-row ferry Amanat Shah capsized at Paturia after anchoring at the ghat
A row-row ferry named Amanat Shah, loaded with some vehicles, has capsized at Ferry Ghat No. 5 at Paturia in Manikganj.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Aricha Branch Deputy General Manager Md. Zillur Rahman confirmed the matter at 9:45 am on Wednesday.
He said Amanat Shah loaded vehicles from Daulatdia Ghat in Goalanda of Rajbari and anchored at Ferry Ghat No. 5 in Paturia. The ferry capsized shortly after two to three vehicles got off the ferry.
Fire service divers arrived at the scene as soon as they received the news. They are working on the rescue, they said.