Now ferry hits Padma Bridge span

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Munshiganj, Aug 31: A ferry hit the under-construction Padma Bridge on its way from Shimulia of Munshiganj to Paturia in Manikganj on Tuesday morning.

The ferry Birshreshtha Jahangir collided with the 1-B span between pillars no. 2 and 3 of the bridge on at around 6:45 am.

The ferry’s mast broke in this incident.

It was the fifth time that ferries hit Padma Bridige in just one month.