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Bangladeshi peacekeeper dies in Central African Republic

  • Published at 07:50 pm October 26th, 2020
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The incident also injured two others

An accident in Central African Republic has killed one Bangladeshi peacekeeper and injured two others.

The accident occurred when the water bowser carrying the team lost control and collided with the railing of a bridge in an area called Dale.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) revealed details of the mishap through a press release on Monday.

The impact of the collision killed the driver, Lance Corporal Md Abdullah Al Mamun, 36, on the spot. 


Also read: Bangladesh calls for increased participation of women in UN peacekeeping


Two other members of the team -- Sergeant Md Abdus Samad, 35, and Moklesur Rahman, Bir, 31, were also severely injured in the incident. They are currently under close observation at a United Nations Level 2 Hospital in Bangui. 

They will soon be sent to Uganda for advanced treatment, said the release.

The team had travelled to Bangui from Kanga on October 25 on a special mission.

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