Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry services resume after 9 hrs

Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry services resume after 9 hrs

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Ferry services on the Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma river resumed after nine hours’ disruption caused by dense fog on Sunday morning.Safayet Hossain, manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Shimulia ghat, said they kept suspended ferry services and plying of the water vessels from 11:00 pm on Saturday to 8:00 am on Sunday due to blurred visibility for dense fog. Eleven ferries with a large number of vehicles and passengers remained stranded in the mid-river from 11:00 pm on Saturday. Two thousand vehicles were kept waiting on both sides of the river for crossing. However, ferry services resumed around 8:00 am on Sunday as fog disappeared. -UNB, Munshiganj

 

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