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26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya identified

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:45 PM, 29 May 2020   Updated: 09:52 PM, 29 May 2020

26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya identified

26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya identified

The Bangladeshis who have killed and wounded by a family of a Libyan human trafficker have been identified. 

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 26 Bangladeshi migrant workers were killed and 11 others were wounded in the incident. Among the casualties, 26 were identified as 'missing or dead' and 11 as injured.

The 26 'missing or dead' are - Sujan and Kamrul of Gopalganj; Zakir Hossain, Syedul, Jewel and Firuz of Madaripur, Jewel and Manik of Bidyanandi of Rajoir, Asadul, Aynal Mollah (dead) and Monir of Tekerhat, Sajib and Shaheen of Ishabpur, Shamim of Dudhkhali; Arfan (dead) of Dhaka; Lal Chand of Narayanpur in Binodpur of Maheshpur in Tangail; Rajan, Shakil, Shakib and Sohag of Bhairab in Kishoreganj, Akash and Md. Ali of Rasulpur, Rahim (dead) of Hossainpur and Rakibul of Jashore.

The 11 injured are - Firoz Bepari of Tir Bagdi village of Madaripur Sadar (wounded in the knee), Mohammad Sajid (Shot in the abdomen) of Dulkandi village of Bhanga in Faridpur, Md. Janu Mia (Shot in the abdomen) of Shambhapur village of Bhairab in Kishoreganj, Md. Sajal Mia (severely injured in both hands and mentally unbalanced) of Jagannathpur village in Bhairab, Omar Sheikh (severely injured in hand and bite marks on fingers, shot in both legs) of Bamandanga Bari in Muksudpur, Gopalganj, Md. Tariqul Islam (22) Narayanpur of Binodpur in Maheshpur, Tangail, Md. Bakul Hossain (30) of Khejurtala of Belgachhi of Alamdanga, Chuadanga, Md. Ali (22) Kadambari of Rajoir, Madaripur, Sohag Ahmed (20) of Motuli in Sakhipur of Bhairab, Kishoreganj, Md. Samrat Khalasi (29) of Ishabpur of Rajoir, Madaripur and Bappi of Chuadanga (received a shot injury in the head). All of them are undergoing treatment at Tripoli Medical Center.

Libyan media reported that 30 migrant workers, including 26 Bangladeshis, were shot dead by associates and relatives of a member of a human trafficker on Thursday. The other four killed were African nationals. 

The condition of five of the 11 wounded Bangladeshis appeared critical but concerned doctors said six others were out of danger. The migrants, including the Bangladeshis, were held hostage for money in a place in the city of Mizda. At one stage, the migrant workers got into a fight with the gang. One human trafficker was killed. In retaliation, the family members of the human trafficker carried out the massacres.