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Train services with Dhaka closed

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 07:45 PM, 22 June 2021   Updated: 08:15 PM, 22 June 2021

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Railway services all over the country linked with Dhaka is being closed. The decision will be effective after 12 am on Tuesday.

Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon told the media on Tuesday.

He said the decision was taken due to the ongoing lockdown in seven districts.

We have amended the earlier decision. There is no communication with Dhaka from other parts of the country. No train will leave Dhaka and no train will come to Dhaka. However, train movement will be normal in other parts of the country - except for the districts under lockdown, said Railways Minister.

Earlier on Monday, the government announced lockdowns in seven surrounding districts to keep the capital Dhaka safe. The districts are Manikganj, Narayanganj, Munshiganj, Gazipur, Madaripur, Rajbari and Gopalganj.