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Ferry services resume on Daulatdia-Paturia, Aricha-Kazirhat routes

Update : 09 Feb 2023, 11:08

Ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia and Aricha-Kazirhat routes resumed this morning, after 3-4 hours of disruption caused by thick fog.

Ferry service on Paturia-Daulatdia route remained suspended from 6 am on Thursday due to poor visibility. Services resumed around 9 am today, said sources at Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha point.

Besides, ferry services on the Aricha-Kazirhat route remained suspended from 4:15 am today due to dense fog. Later, the ferry services on the route resumed at 8:30 am.

Five ferries remained stranded in the middle of the Padma river on Paturia-Daulatdia route and one ferry on Aricha-Kazirhat route, causing immense sufferings to commuters.

Several hundred vehicles were seen waiting on both sides to cross the river.

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