Due to the suspension, two ferries got stranded in the middle of the Padma River, said Abdus Salam, Aricha sector manager of BIWTC.

“The ferries returned safely to the terminal after the fog cleared. And 13 ferries waiting at the terminal also started operating,” he said.

Meanwhile, due to the disruption of the ferry services, the Paturia terminal witnessed a long tailback of vehicles.

At least 200 night coaches, 150 private cars, and 400 goods laden trucks and other vehicles had to wait for crossing the river.

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