BIWTC halts ferry services amid dense fog

Dense fog halts ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route.UNB

The ferry movement on Aricha-Kazirhat and Paturia-Daulatdia routes has been suspended as the dense fog blanketed the river beds of the Padma and the Jamuna, reports BSS.

The ferry service on Aricha-Kazirhat route has been suspended from 7:00 am and Paturia-Daulatdia from 7:15 am for invisibility of both the river routes, BIWTC paturia ghat DGM Shah Mohammad Khaled Newaz said.

He also said a ro-ro ferry – Shah Enayetpuri – has been stranded in the middle of the river with vehicles and passengers.

All other engine driven boats and launches are also remaining suspended, the sources said.