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Medical Board formed for treatment of plane crash victims

Sun Online Desk     17th March, 2018 03:34:50 printer

Medical Board formed for treatment of plane crash victims

The government has formed a 13-member medical board for providing better treatment to the injured US-Bangla aircraft passenger who are undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, UNB reports


Abul Kalam Azad, director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said on Saturday that a 13-member medical board, led by Dr Samanta Lal Sen, coordinator of DMCH burn and surgery unit, was formed for the treatment of US-Bangla plane crash victims.


All kinds of treatment will be provided to the injured passengers of the crashed plane, he added.


Sheikh Rashed Rubayet, one of the injured passengers of the crashed US-Bangla Airlines aircraft, is scheduled to arrive here on Saturday afternoon from Kathmandu, he added.


He will arrive Dhaka by a flight of Biman Bangladehs Airlines around 3:15pm.


Two other victims-- Md Shahin Bepari and Md Kabir Hossain-- will arrive here on Sunday.


Emrana Kabir Hashi, another injured passenger of the crashed aircraft, will be taken to Delhi on Saturday or Sunday for better treatment.


Earlier on Friday, three more injured passengers - Mehedi Hasan, Saiyada Kamrunnahar Shwarna and Almun Nahar Annie-- arrived here from Nepal and are undergoing treatment at the burn unit of DMCH.


Besides, Shahreen Ahmed, another injured passenger, was brought back to Dhaka from Kathmandu and admitted to the DMCH burn unit. She is now undergoing treatment at its ICU. 


US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, which flew from Dhaka to Kathmandu carrying 67 passengers and four crewmembers, crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of Himalayan country of Nepal on Monday, leaving 49 people, including 26 Bangladeshis, dead.