PM to bid adieu to 23 plane crash victims at Army Stadium

  • 2nd namaj-e-janaza to hold 4pm

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be present at Army Stadium here on Monday afternoon where the second namaj-e-janaza of 23 plane crash victims will be held.

The namaj-e-janaza of 23 US-Bangla plane crash victims will be held at Army Stadium at 4pm, said Rezaul Karim, assistant director of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

PM to bid adieu 23 plane crash victims at Army Stadium.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the funeral programme, said her press secretary Ihsanul Karim.

Earlier, the first namaj-e-janaza was held at Bangladesh Mission in Kathmandu at 9am on Monday.

A cargo plane of Bangladesh Air Force, carrying the bodies, is scheduled to land at Shahjalal International Airport in the city around 3pm.

A total of 23 bodies were identified till Sunday. Their respective passport numbers are provided in parentheses.

PM to bid adieu 23 plane crash victims at Army Stadium.

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.