BNP mourns Zayan’s killing in Sri Lanka bombings
Published: 07:36 PM, 24 April 2019
BNP on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of Zayan Chowdhury, grandson of Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, in a terrorist attack in Sri Lanka on Sunday.
“The killing of Zayan Chowdhury in a bomb attack in Sri Lanka is a very tragic incident. We express profound shock over his death,” said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.
He also prayed for salvation of Zayan’s departed soul and conveyed their party’s sympathy to the bereaved family members.
The BNP leader also wished early recovery of Zayan’s father who sustained serious injuries in the attack.
“Our party has already condemned the terror attack in Sri Lanka and expressed shock over the killing of huge number of people. This attack in Sri Lanka is a terrible crime against humanity.”
Meanwhile, the mortal remains of eight-year old Zayan Chowdhury, one of the victims of Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, brought in here on Wednesday afternoon.
Zayan and more than 358 other people were killed in blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. He had gone there with his family on a vacation.
His father Mashiul Haque Chowdhury, injured in the blast, was admitted to a hospital there.