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Russian embassy expresses condolence at Bangladeshi sailor’s death in Ukraine attack

The circumstances of the incident are being established, it said in a statement

Update : 03 Mar 2022, 03:46 PM

The Russian mission in Dhaka expressed deep condolence at the death of Banglar Samriddhi sailor Hadisur Rahman who was killed in a Russian missile attack on Wednesday. 

“The local media report that Mr Hadisur Rahman, a citizen of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the 3rd engineer of the BSC ship MV Banglar Samriddhi positioned in inner anchorage of Olvia port (Ukraine), was killed as a result of a missile attack,” reads a statement of the Embassy of The Russian Federation in Bangladesh. 

“The circumstances of the incident are being established,” it added.

Expressing condolences with Hadisur’s near and dear one, the mission said: “The Russian Side bends every effort to ensure safe departure of the Bangladeshi ship from the port.”

The file photo shows Banglar Samriddhi, a Bangladeshi ship stranded in Ukraine's Olivia port since Russia's invasion of the European country VesselFinder

“The Command of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, relying on the objective monitoring data, has repeatedly stated that, during the retreat, the Ukrainian nationalists open indiscriminate fire and deliberately capture hostages, use them as a human shield,” resorting to the well-known terrorists’ tacti,” the statement claimed.

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has launched the hotline +7 495 498-34-46, +7 495 498-42-11, +7 495 498-41-09, for resolving the humanitarian issues arising from the special military operation in Ukraine including the requests for evacuation of the civilians. 

The information could be also forwarded to the e-mail [email protected].

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