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Bangladeshi UN peacekeeper dies in CAR

  • Published at 11:28 pm July 22nd, 2019
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File photo of Bangladesh Army in UN Peacekeeping Mission Courtesy

He dies from electrocution

A UN peacekeeper from Bangladesh died in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Atiqul Islam, said a press release by Inter-service Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday.

The Bangladeshi peacekeeper Atiqul suffered grievous injuries when was accidentally electrocuted during his duties in the Beleco area around 9:30am local time.

The UN Peacekeepers rescued Atiqul Islam and had rushed him to a level-1 hospital in Boar, however, physicians at the hospital declared him dead at 12:45 local time.