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Athlete dies completing marathon in Chattogram

Athlete dies completing marathon in Chattogram

An athlete in Chattogram died soon after completing a 21.1 km half marathon race in Chattogram’s Patenga sea beach.

The deceased was identified as Jamil Hossain, 45, son of Moazzem Hossain of Nawabpara area of Patuakhali.

The incident occurred at 9 am on Friday (January 6) after the Chattogram City Half Marathon at the sea beach.

Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Patenga Police Station said, Jamil fell ill at the finishing point of the marathon. He was given first aid at the Navy Hospital from where he was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital. There the on-duty doctor declared him dead.