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Launch services suspended on Paturia-Daulatdia route

Published : Saturday, 23 January, 2021 at 11:28 AM  Count : 156
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Launch services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route have been halted due to dense fog.

The authorities have suspended launch services from 10:00am on Friday, said Mohiuddin Russell, manager of Aricha sector of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC).

Five ferries with a large number of vehicles and passengers on board were stuck in the middle of the river.

Meanwhile, over hundred of vehicles remained stuck on both sides of Paturia-Daulatdia ferry waiting to cross the river.


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