Bangladesh Inland Water Transportation Corporation’s (BIWTC) Aricha terminal manager Mahiudddin Rasel said they suspended the ferry services around 3am after visibility came down because of dense fog.
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Three ferries had to anchor in the mid river.
Hundreds of vehicles carrying goods and passengers were stuck at both ends of the river route.
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Vehicles carrying passenger were allowed to cross the river first when the ferry services resumed around 11am.
During winter, ferry services are often suspended due to poor visibility.