Chandpur’s Farooq killed in Saudi Arabia road crash
Published: 11:27 AM, 7 April 2021
A Bangladeshi national has been killed in a road accident in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
A flight carrying his body landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:00 pm on Tuesday. Later, he was buried at the family graveyard at Ashikati Chandkhar Bazar in Chandpur on Wednesday morning after Namaz-e-Janaza.
The remittance fighter named Farooq Khan was killed in a road accident in the Saudi capital Riyadh at 3:00 pm Bangladesh time on March 25. He was the son of Chand Khar, the founder of Ashikati Chandkhar Bazar in Chandpur Sadar Upazila.
Victim's brother and Chandkhar market management committee president Md Shahadat Hossain Khan said Farooq talked to his family on mobile phone as usual before leaving home for work on March 25. In the evening they got a call from Saudi Arabia that he was killed in a road accident. Farooq left behind his wife, a son and a daughter.