Another ferry hits Padma Bridge pillar


A K-type ferry, named Kakoli again hit the pillar number 10 of the Padma Bridge on its way from Banglabazar Ghat in Madaripur to Shimulia Ghat in Munshiganj Friday morning.

Padma Bridge Executive Engineer (Main Bridge) Dewan Abdul Quader confirmed BSS, saying that the incident of collision occurred around 6.45 am.

However, no injuries have been reported so far, he added.

Earlier, on July 23, Shahjalal, a Ro-Ro ferry plying the Shimulia-Banglabazar (Madaripur) route, rammed into the pillar of the Padma Bridge near Mawa area of Munshiganj around 9am, causing injury to 20 people.