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Quake victim Bangladeshi student Rinku rescued from a building in Turkey

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th February, 2023 10:33:33 PM
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Bangladeshi student Md Golam Syed Rinku has been rescued after being trapped in a building in earthquake devastated Turkey.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the development Tuesday night.

Earlier, Mohammed Nore-Alam, consul general of Bangladesh in Istanbul, said Nur, one of the two missing students, was found but Rinku was missing.

Hailing from Bogura, Rinku went to Turkey for study purpose. He got trapped in a building near Kahramanmaraş Sütçüimam University.

Besides, seven other Bangladeshi students have taken shelter in a university of Gaziantep city.

A major 7.8 magnitude earthquake followed by aftershocks devastated wide swaths of Turkey and Syria killing over 5,000 people till Tuesday evening.