Ship transit through the Bosphorus Strait has been suspended in both directions due to fog in Istanbul, Report informs referring to Turkish media.

The navigation in the strait has been suspended since 09:30 February 28 local time, the General Directorate of the Turkish Coast Guard said.

At 10:30 there were 197 ships in line to pass through the Bosphorus, three more were already in the Bosphorus when transit through it was stopped.