Fog halts Paturia-Daulatdia, 7 ferries anchor in middle of river

14 Jan 2018, 09:48 | updated: 14 Jan 2018, 09:50

NTV Online

Dhaka: Ferry services on the key route in Paturia-Daulatdia in the Padma River remained suspended since early Sunday due to dense fog.

To avoid any untoward incident, the ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route were kept suspended from 4:30am due to poor visibility caused by heavy fog, said Nasir Mohammad Chowdhury, assistant general manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha.

Six ferries remained stuck in the middle of the river while seven others laid anchored at Paturia and three at Daulatdia terminals.