3 Bangladeshis killed in Beirut blast
Published : Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 at 5:42 PM Count : 494
At least three Bangladesh nationals have been killed and 78 injured in a massive explosion in a warehouse at Beirut Port in Lebanon.
Abdullah Al Mamun, First Secretary (Labour) & Head of Chancery of Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut, confrmed media about the matter.
Two of the deceased were identified as Mehedi Hasan from Brahmanbaria and Mizanur Rahman from Madaripur. They both worked as cleaners.
He said some 8/10 Bangladeshi workers are undergoing treatment at Rafik Hariri University Hospital.
Besides, 21 members of Bangladesh Navy have been injured in the massive explosion that occurred in a warehouse at Beirut Port. Condition of one was stated to be critical.
Mamun also informed that Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut did not incur any damage although the it is situated within a 5-km radius of the explosion spot.