Another ferry hits Padma Bridge On the way from Bangla Bazaar Gart in Madaripur to Simria Gart in Munshiganji, a loro ferry struck Birshlestajahangir around 10:30 pm on Monday.
Shafikuru Islam, Assistant General Manager (AGM, Commerce) of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTC) unit in Simriagart, said there is currently a ferry on the second Ferrygart in Simriagart.
Russell Monil, Assistant Superintendent (Transportation) of Munshiganji, said:
Another ferry hits Padma Bridge I’ve heard that a few people were injured in this incident. The collision caused a crack in the bottom of the ferry, which also contained water.”
BIWTC Manager (Commerce) Safayet Ahmed said: He is in the rescue, but details will be announced at a later date. ”
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Dewan Mohammad Abdul Abdul Quader, Executive Engineer at Padma Bridge, said:
Added Mo Damage Abdul Quader. This time, the amount of damage is less than the previous time when another ferry hit the first pillar.
In response to the question, he said: “We have not yet received any instructions to take any legal or other action in this regard.”
The ferry driver told Dhaka Tribune that the strong tide had changed the direction of the ferry and ended the collision with the pillars.
By the way, several ferries have collided with the pillars of the Padma Bridge in this waterway before.
The Roro ferry collided with the first pillar of the Padma Bridge at 1:30 am on July 2nd, and the Roro Ferry Shah Makhdum also collided with the first pillar of the Padma Bridge on July 20th.