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Bangladeshi peacekeeper in Africa killed in road accident

 News Desk

 Published: 09:00 PM, 26 October 2020  

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A peacekeeper of Bangladesh Army was killed and another two were critically injured in Central African Republic in a road crash today.

The deceased was Lance Corporal (Driver) M Abdullah Al Mamun, ASC, 36, said a press release of Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR).

Critically injured Sergeant M Abdus Samad, Artillery, 35 and soldier Mokhlesur Rahman, BIR, 31, were admitted to UN level-II hospital in Bangui.

A specialized team of Bangladeshi peacekeepers with an expeditionary mission to the Central African Republic left the port of Kagu for Bangui on October 25.

On October 26, at 12:25pm a water baujer lost control and collided with a bridge’s railing and plunged into a nearby 20-25-foot deep ditch as the road connecting the risky bridge was slippery and muddy.