Ferry service resumes after 5 hrs at Shimulia-Kawrakandi

The ferry service that was shut due to extreme foggy weather at Shimulia-Kawrakandi route resumed after a long 5-hour this morning. The service resumed as the fog started to fade away in the morning at around 8:30am, said Sirajul Haque, manager (commerce) of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation, at Shimulia pontoon. The authority had earlier declared the ferry service shut at about at 3:00am. About 300 vehicles that were waiting on both sides of Padma to cross the river started to move finally after the fog disruption, he added.

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