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2nd janaza of 23 plane crash victims held at Army Stadium in Dhaka

Sun Online Desk     19th March, 2018 05:30:50 printer

2nd janaza of 23 plane crash victims held at Army Stadium in Dhaka

The second namaj-e-janaza of 23 US-Bangla plane crash victims has been held at Army Stadium in the city.


The bodies were briought from from Hazrat Shahjalal Airport at around 5:00pm.


A special aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force carrying 23 bodies of the victims landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday afternoon.


The special air cargo left Tribhuvan International Airport for Dhaka around 2:39pm and reached Dhaka at 4:30pm on Monday.


Earlier, Nepal authorities handed over the bodies of 23 Bangladeshi nationals to the Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu. 


Bangladesh Embassy in Nepal organised the first namaz-e-Janaza at its premise on Monday morning.


President's military secretary Maj Gen Md Sarwar Hossain first placed a wreath on the coffins on behalf of President Abdul Hamid.


Besides, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader placed wreaths on the coffin on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the party while Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury placed a wreath on behalf of the parliament members.


A total of 23 bodies were identified till Sunday. Their respective passport numbers are provided in parentheses.


The identified 23 bodies are-- Foysal Ahmed (AG7611296), Bilkis Ara (BC0049030), Akhtara Begum (BQ0966082), Begum Hurun Nahar Bilquis Banu (BL0077261), Akhtara Begum ( BQ0966082), Nazia Afrin Chowdhury ( 0C0196215), Md Rokibul Hasan (BF0245028), Sanzida Huque (BL0129840), Md Hasan Imam (BL0077270), Meenhaz Bin Nasir (BL0948957), Akhi Moni ( BA0546584), F H Priok (BE0269054),Tamarra Prionmoyee (BR0896359), Md Motiur Rahman (BA0594388), S M Mahmudur Rahman (BA0594388), Tahira Tanvin Shashi Reza (BB0778372), Umme Salma (0C5084403),Aniruddha Zaman (BP0122973), Md Nuruz Zaman (BF0621111), Md Rafiquz Zaman (BL0601965), Pilot Abid Sultan (BE0760912), Co-pilot Prithula Rashid (BF0430528), Crew Khwaja Hossain Mohammad Shafey (AF3028136), Crew Sharmin Akhter Nabila (BE0925527).


The three bodies are yet to be identified. They are- Alifuzzaman (BQ0626689), Pias Roy (BC0759899) and Mohammad Nazrul Islam (BH0461552).


At least 49 people, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, were killed as the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of Himalayan county Nepal on Monday last.