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‘Mourning day’ tomorrow in remembrance of plane crash deceased

News Desk
Published on : 14 March 2018, 01:11 PM
‘Mourning day’ tomorrow in remembrance of plane crash deceased




The government has declared "mourning day" tomorrow (Thursday) following the death of 26 Bangladeshis among the 50 deceased passengers in the US-Bangla Airline crash in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday.

The decision was taken at an emergency meeting held at the Prime Minister`s Office here today with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

According to the decision, doa and prayers meeting will be held at all religious institutions and places of worship including mosques, temples and churches and pagodas across the country on Friday.

At least 50 people were killed as the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames while landing at Trivubhan International Airport in Kathmandu on Monday afternoon.

The remains of the bodies will be brought to the country after DNA identification, according to the latest update.