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Argentina fan dies of heart attack watching World Cup in Barisal

He suffered a heart attack after Argentina scored the first goal

Update : 14 Dec 2022, 08:22 PM

An Argentina fan died after suffering a heart attack while watching the semi-final match between Argentina and Croatia in the Fifa World Cup. 

The deceased is Upen Chandra Mondal, 55, son of late Umesh Chandra Mandal of Char Mohalla of Toraki in Gournadi municipality of Barisal district. 

Suman Baroi, the nephew of the deceased, said on Wednesday afternoon that his uncle was a strong supporter of Argentina team in the World Cup football. 

Upen was watching the television screen sitting in his house at about 1am on Tuesday. During the game, he suffered a heart attack after Argentina scored the first goal. 

Later, he was first admitted to Barisal Sher E Bangla Medical College Hospital and died on way to Dhaka by ambulance.

He was cremated at the family crematorium on Wednesday afternoon, family sources added. 

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