Drivers' work stoppages cause traffic jam at Mohakhali

Drivers’ work stoppage causes traffic jam at Mohakhali


Dhaka, Sept 25 – Long-route bus services from Mohakhali terminal was resumed after five hours of suspension on Tuesday.
Transport workers suspended the service around 6 am protesting the assaulting of a fellow driver.No long route buses left the terminal in the morning, said Traffic Inspector Akhter Hossain.
Later, the service was resumed around 11 am following a fruitful meeting between police officials and leaders of transport workers, said the traffic inspector.
Locals said an altercation took place between the driver of an ‘Ena Paribahan’ bus and local people over using the hydraulic horn in front of icddr,b Mohakhali office around 11 pm on Monday.
At one stage, the bus driver was hit on his head, they said.
Being angered over the incident, the bus drivers and their helpers put a barricade on the road at night halting vehicular movement on Tejgaon and Mohakhali areas for hours.
Later, police rushed in and brought the situation under control.


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