Several hundred goods-laden trucks stuck at Paturia ferry ghat

Several hundred goods-laden trucks are stuck at Paturia ferry ghat as pressure of vehicles has slightly increased on the Paturia-Daulatdia route.

There were more than 500 trucks waiting at the terminal in the morning, our Manikganj correspondent reports after a visit by our photojournalist.

The ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia route is normal as 18 out of 19 ferries are in operation, said Md Zillur Rahman, deputy general manager (commerce) at Aricha Regional Office of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC).

Passenger vehicles emergency goods-laden trucks and covered vans have been given priority, he said.


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