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4 Bangladeshis killed in Dubai bus crash

Update : 10 May 2014, 01:36 PM

Four Bangladeshi workers have been killed in a bus accident in Dubai of United Arab Emirates on Saturday.

AKM Mizanur Rahman, first secretary in Dubai, has confirmed the deaths to the Dhaka Tribune.

A total of 15 people have been killed in the accident. Of them, four are Bangladeshis and 11 Indians.

The deceased were identified as Md Badrul Hasan, 35, son of Nabi Haq, of Sitakundu, Chittagong, Alamgir, 32, son of Badsha Mia of Matlab, Chandpur, Nazrul, 28, son of Kalimullah of Jaintapur, Sylhet, and Masum Ali, 24, son of Milu Dhali of Chandpur Sadar upazila.

The accident occurred around 8am (local time) when they were going to the workplace from their labour camp along with other workers.

Of the total 14 injured, nine were Bangladeshis. Four of them were admitted to the hospital.

Among them Ibrahim Miazee of Chandpur is at ICU as he is in critical condition, the first secretary told Dhaka Tribune.

The drivers of a bus and a truck, both Pakistanis, at the center of the crash on Emirates Road in Dubai have both been detained, officials said.

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