Water vessels halted on Shimulia ghat
Published : Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 at 3:56 PM Count : 130
Movement of water vessels, including ferries, was halted on Shimulia ferry ghat of Munshiganj on Wednesday due to rough weather.
Only lunches and speedboats are moving on Shimulia-Kathalbari route. Vessels movement are on on 12 ferries. It takes time to cross ferry because of heavy weave in the Padma River.
Din Islam, 8, who went missing since Tuesday morning as a speedboat capsized in the river near Louhajong turning point.
The speedboat with 20 passengers capsized in the river around 8:30am. A running boat rescued the passengers except Din Islam.