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PM to attend 23 plane crash victims’ janaza at Army Stadium

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19 March, 2018 12:59 PM



PM to attend 23 plane crash victims’ janaza at Army Stadium

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be present at Army Stadium in the capital on Monday afternoon where the second namaj-e-janaza of 23 plane crash victims will be held.

The namaj-e-janaza of 23 US-Bangla plane crash victims will be held at Army Stadium at 4pm, said Rezaul Karim, assistant director of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), according to UNB report.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the funeral programme, said her press secretary Ihsanul Karim.

Earlier, the first namaj-e-janaza was held at Bangladesh Mission in Kathmandu at 9am on Monday.

A cargo plane of Bangladesh Air Force, carrying the bodies, is scheduled to land at Shahjalal International Airport in the city around 3pm.

A total of 23 bodies were identified till Sunday.

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.


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