Due to dense fog, the ferry service on the Daulatdia-Paturia route is closed. To avoid accidents, ferries on this route were stopped from 3 pm on Saturday.
3 ferries stranded in mid-river due to reduced visibility due to dense fog. Meanwhile, half a hundred vehicles are stuck in the ghat area due to the suspension of ferry services. Drivers and passengers suffer.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Aricha Region Deputy General Manager Shah Md. Khaled Nawaz said that the river course became unclear due to fog around 3 pm. At that time, 3 ferries lost their way and got stuck in the middle of the river. Since then the ferry service on this route has been stopped.
Khaled Newaz said that half a hundred vehicles were stuck in the ghat area as the ferry service was stopped. Ferries will resume once the fog clears.