Ferry movement suspended at Paturia

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MANIKGANJ, March 14, 2019 (BSS) – The Ferry movement in between Paturia-
Daulatdia has been remaining suspended since 4 am on Thursday for dense fog,
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC), Paturiaghat sources
said.

The all other engine driven boats including launches were also remaining
suspended due to dense fog, the sources said.

Salahuddin, Manager, Commerce, BIWTC, Paturiaghat said the ferry movement
was suspended from 4am on Thursday due to poor visibility in the river Padma
for dense fog.

He added that out of 17 ferries two are remaining on the middle of the Padma,
five at Paturiaghat and ten at Daulatdiaghat loaded with passengers and
vehicles.

Paturiaghat sources said about four hundred passenger buses, trucks and
private cars have been waiting in queue at Paturiaghat for ferrying.

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