Sri Lanka blasts: Zayan’s body arrives in Dhaka

Sri Lanka blasts: Zayan’s body arrives in Dhaka

Zayan Chowdhury. Photo: collected

Dhaka, Apr 24 : The mortal remains of Zayan Chowdhury, one of the victims of Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, arrived in Bangladesh on Wednesday afternoon.

A Singapore Airlines flight carrying his body landed at Dhaka airport around 12:45pm, sources said.

Zayan, 8, was the grandson of Awami League leader Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, the cousin of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

His body will be taken to their Banani house and he will be later laid to rest at Banani graveyard after a namaz-e-janaza.

Zayan and more than 350 others were killed in explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. He had gone there with his family on a vacation.

His father Mashiul Haque Chowdhury, injured in the blast, was admitted to a hospital there.

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