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Microbus falls into Padma river while boarding ferry

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Published: 11:20, 21 January 2021   Update: 11:47, 21 January 2021
Microbus falls into Padma river while boarding ferry

A microbus carrying five passengers fell into the Padma river after it lost control while getting on a ferry at Paturia ghat on the Paturia-Daulatdia route.

The incident took place around 9:00 am at Paturia ferry terminal 5 on Thursday (January 21).

Mujibur Rahman, station officer of Aricha cum River Fire Station, confirmed the information.

Mujibur Rahman said a microbus heading towards Rajbari fell into the Padma river while getting on a ferry in the morning.

On information, two units of the fire service rushed to the spot and started a rescue operation. All the five passengers inside the microbus were rescued, he said.

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