The returning Eid al Fitr holiday exodus from Sumatra to Java via Bakauheni ferry port reached its peak on Saturday night or four days after the Islamic festivities (D+4), police said.
“D+4 or Saturday night is the peak of returning Eid al Fitr holiday exodus 2022,” Chief of the South Lampung District Police Adjunct Senior Commissioner Edwin said on Sunday.
A total of 38,945 vehicles were transported aboard ferry boats from Sumatra to Java on Saturday. The number rose compared to the day before , he said.
“During the return flow this time, 38,945 vehicles were ferried via Bakauheni port (on Saturday). This means that the reverse flow has reached its peak since Saturday night,”” he said.
He predicted the number of returning Eid al Fitr holidaymakers via the ferry port to Java will remain high on Sunday.
“”Today we will again count the rest to see the number of holidaymakers who return and do not return. There will be an increase in the number of passengers today but it will not be significant,”” he said.
Source: Antara News