Long-haul buses grounded

  • Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rows of buses can be seen at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after long-haul bus services were suspended between Dhaka and the rest of the country due to the lockdown imposed on seven districts in response to a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers who were planning leave Dhaka for various destinations across the country are left stranded on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, after the decision to suspend long-haul bus service to and from the capital amid a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Gabtoli Bus Terminal and its ticket counters stand empty on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after long-haul bus services were suspended due to lockdowns in seven districts in an effort to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Salma Bibi, a cancer patient, came to Dhaka from Jashore a month ago for treatment. She is unsure how to get home after finding long-haul bus services suspended at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Salma Bibi, a cancer patient, came to Dhaka from Jashore a month ago for treatment. She is unsure how to get home after finding long-haul bus services suspended at the Gabtali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The lockdown announced to curb coronavirus infections in seven districts near the capital has led to a suspension of long-haul bus services from Dhaka to the rest of the country. The unused buses wait for their next trip at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The photograph shows the situation at the Mohakhali Bus Terminal on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 after the suspension of long-haul bus service from Dhaka to other parts of the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove