Monday, 17th May 2021

Libya detention centre airstrike kills 1 Bangladeshi

Tripoli, July 5 (BAN/ AD): The airstrike which killed at least 44 people in Libya, now it has emerged that 1 Bangladeshi is also killed as per media reports. Another Bangladeshi has been missing. The airstrike took place on Wednesday morning. ASM Ashraful Islam, labour counsellor of the Bangladesh Embassy in Libya, only identified the deceased as Shahjalal from Madaripur. ”The body will be sent to Bangladesh as soon as possible after necessary formalities,” he said.

In the village Dakkhin Khagchhara of Mostofapur union in Madaripur sadar upazila the news of death and missing has brought great shock. Jewel Kazi cousin of dead Shahjalal informed family members about the tragedy. Jewel called the family over mobile phone on Thursday afternoon.

He informed family members that he is also injured in the strike and was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Libya.

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