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Journalist Abdul Baten passes away

Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh.com

Abdul Baten, former News Editor of the Daily Ittefaq, died on Sunday at his Savar residence. He was 92.

Abdul Baten, a member of Jatiya Press Club, had been sufferings from lung cancer. He breathed his last around 12:50 am.

He left behind his daughter and a host of relatives to mourn his death, said a press release.

He was buried at his family graveyard at Hemayetpur in Savar following a namaz-e-janaza at Jatiya Press Club.

Jatiya Press Club President Muhammad ShafiqurRahman and its General Secretary Farida Yasmin expressed deep shock at the death of Abdul Baten in a statement. They also conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members of the deceased.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug

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