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Microbus canal by breaking the bridge: Burial of 7 people of Shivchar completed

Sunday, 23 June 2024 | 9:10 am | 27 times

Microbus canal by breaking the bridge: Burial of 7 people of Shivchar completed

The burial of 7 people who died after the bridge collapsed and the passenger microbus drowned in Barguna’s Amtali has been completed.

On Sunday (June 23) at around 10 am, after the funeral, their burial was completed at Shivchar in Madaripur district.

Shibchar Upazila Executive Officer (UNO) Abdullah Al Mamun participated in the janaza of the deceased and paid Tk 10,000 to Tk 70,000 to each family for burial expenses.

 

Earlier, the relatives burst into tears when the seven bodies reached the house at around three o’clock in the night. A shadow of mourning fell over the area.

Relatives cannot accept the grief of the death of 7 people from the same family. The surrounding environment has become heavy with tears.

It is known that bank official Abul Kalam Azad came to the house of Bhadrasan in Shibchar of Madaripur along with his family members from the capital Dhaka on Wednesday to attend the wedding ceremony of his sister’s daughter Humaira Akhtar at Amtali in Barguna. He luckily survived the microbus accident but his wife Shahnaz Akhtar Munni and two daughters Tahiya and Tasdia lost their lives. This tragic accident took away 7 people from the same family including the bank officer’s sister, wife, two nephews.

The deceased are Shahnaz Akhtar Munni (40), wife of Abul Kalam Azad of Shibchar and her two daughters Tahiya (07) and Tasdia (11). Fakrul Ahmed’s wife Farida Begum (40), Sohail Khan’s wife Raiti Akhter (30), Babul Madbar’s wife Fatema Begum (40) and Rafiqul Islam’s wife Rumi Begum (40) from the same area.

Madaripur Superintendent of Police Masud Alam said that 7 of the 9 people who died after the bridge collapsed and the microbus fell into the canal were from Madaripur. This is very sad. Condolences to the families of the victims.

Madaripur Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Marufur Rashid Khan said that it is very sad that 7 people from the same family died together while attending the wedding ceremony. The district and upazila administration will be with the bereaved family. The public representative has also been told in this regard.


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