After being closed for 11 hours due to dense fog, ferry service has started on the Daulatdia-Paturia route. At 8:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, when the fog cleared, the ferry service started, said Deputy General Manager of BIWTC Aricha region Md. Shah. Khaled Nawaz.
Earlier, due to dense fog, the ferry service was stopped from 9:30 pm on Wednesday to avoid accidents. At that time 2 ferries got stuck in the middle of the river.
Some vehicles got stuck in the ghat area as the ferry service was stopped. Drivers and passengers suffer.
BIWTC Aricha Region Deputy General Manager Shah Md. Khaled Newaz said that at 9:30 p.m., when the river course was obscured by thick fog, the ferry service was stopped to avoid accidents. At that time 2 ferries got stuck in the middle of the river.
Khaled Nawaz said, once the fog clears, the ferry service starts from 8:30 am. The ferries stuck in the river returned to the bank after the ferry service resumed.