2nd namaz-janaza to be held at Army Stadium
The bodies of the 23 Bangladeshis, who were killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, arrived here on Monday afternoon.
A cargo plane of Bangladesh Air Force, carrying the bodies, landed at the Shahjalal International Airport in the city at 4 pm, said Kamrul Islam, general manager, marketing support and PR of US Bangla Airlines .
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader and Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Shajahan Kamal were present at the airport.
The 2nd namaz-e-janaza of the Bangladeshis plane crash victims will be held at Army Stadium, said Rezaul Karim, assistant director of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Earlier, the first namaz-e-janaza was held at Bangladesh Mission in Kathmandu at 9am on Monday.
A total of 23 bodies were identified till Sunday. Their respective passport numbers are provided in parentheses.
The identified 23 bodies are– Foysal Ahmed (AG7611296), Bilkis Ara (BC0049030), Akhtara Begum (BQ0966082), Begum Hurun Nahar Bilquis Banu (BL0077261), Akhtara Begum ( BQ0966082), Nazia Afrin Chowdhury ( 0C0196215), Md Rokibul Hasan (BF0245028), Sanzida Huque (BL0129840), Md Hasan Imam (BL0077270), Meenhaz Bin Nasir (BL0948957), Akhi Moni ( BA0546584), F H Priok (BE0269054),Tamarra Prionmoyee (BR0896359), Md Motiur Rahman (BA0594388), S M Mahmudur Rahman (BA0594388), Tahira Tanvin Shashi Reza (BB0778372), Umme Salma (0C5084403),Aniruddha Zaman (BP0122973), Md Nuruz Zaman (BF0621111), Md Rafiquz Zaman (BL0601965), Pilot Abid Sultan (BE0760912), Co-pilot Prithula Rashid (BF0430528), Crew Khwaja Hossain Mohammad Shafey (AF3028136), Crew Sharmin Akhter Nabila (BE0925527).
The three bodies are yet to be identified. They are- Alifuzzaman (BQ0626689), Pias Roy (BC0759899) and Mohammad Nazrul Islam (BH0461552).
At least 49 people, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, were killed as the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of Himalayan county Nepal on Monday last.