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Nepali medical students from Sylhet college in US-Bangla Airlines crash

  • Published at 09:45 pm March 12th, 2018
  • Last updated at 01:49 am March 13th, 2018
Nepali medical students from Sylhet college in US-Bangla Airlines crash
A total of 13 Nepali students from the Ragib Rabeya Medical College in Sylhet were on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane which crashed in Kathmandu on Monday. College Principal Abed Hossain said the students were taking advantage of a two-month break to go home before the final year results are published. “According to our consultant in Nepal, all of them died in the crash,” he said. He claimed the information came from one of the college consultants based in Nepal.
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The US-Bangla flight crashed on landing at Tribhuvan International Airport Monday afternoon, killing at least 49 of the 71 passengers and crew. But according to the medical manifest of the hospital authorities, two of the students are among the survivors - Samira Byanjankar and Princy Dhami. The other students are suspected to be among the deceased: Algina Baral, Charu Baral, Purnima Lobani, Meeli Maharjan, Neega Maharjan, Sanjaya Maharjan, Sanjaya Poudal, Ashna Shakya, Anjila Shrestha, Saruna Shrestha, and Shweta Thapa. Ragib Rabeya Medical College has called for three days of mourning as a mark of respect for the victims.