Microbus plunges into Padma at Paturia ferry terminal22 January 2021
A microbus lost control and fell into the Padma River while boarding a ferry at Paturia ferry Terminal in Shibaloy upazila of Manikganj.
The passengers in the microbus were rescued safely following the incident around 9:30am on Thursday, confirmed Abdus Sattar, assistant general manager (marine), Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (Aricha office).
He said: "The microbus was in the driveway of Ferry Wharf 5 in Paturia. While boarding the ferry, the vehicle lost control and fell into the Padma River. The microbus driver and its passengers were rescued safely. Meanwhile, we are working to salvage the microbus.