Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed in Central Africa
Published : Monday, 26 October, 2020 at 7:51 PM Count : 246
A Bangladeshi peacekeeper was killed and two others were injured in a road accident at Dele in Bangui (Central African Republic) on Sunday.
Deceased lance corporal Abdullah Al Mamun, was a driver.
The injured were identified as Sergeant Abdus Samad, 35, artillery and soldier Mokhlesur Rahman, 31.
The accident took place around 00:25 (local time) when a water tanker, carrying a team of Bangladeshi peacekeepers, plunged into a 20-25 feet deep ditch, leaving Mamun dead on the spot, the ISPR said Monday.
The injured are being treated at a hospital in Bangui and they will be shifted to Uganda soon.
They met the tragedy while going to Bangui from Kaga Port.