:: Peoples Time Online ::
The bodies of last three ill-fated passengers out of 26 Bangladeshi victims of US-Bangla deadly plane crash in Kathmandu last week arrived today.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal received the bodies, brought back by a regular Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight at 4.10 pm, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
The bodies of Alifuzzaman, Nazrul Islam and Piyash Roy, identified in Kathmandu, were handed over to the relatives at the airport, reports BSS.
“We put in our highest efforts to bring back the bodies of all Bangladeshi victims from Nepal in the shortest possible time,” the minister told the journalists after receiving the bodies at the airport.
He said the government had sent a team of physicians from forensic and burn and plastic surgery unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital to Nepal after the accident for helping the Nepal authority to provide better treatment to the Bangladeshi injured passengers as well as indentify the dead bodies.
Shahjahan said the government provided all kinds of facilities to ensure the best possible treatment for the injured passengers of the plane crash.
Earlier on Monday, identified bodies of 23 Bangladeshi passengers who were killed in the plane crash in Trivuban International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12, leaving at least 49 people dead, including 22 Nepalese and one Chinese national, were brought back here by a cargo aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force.
Those 23 victims are Foysal Ahmed, Bilkis Ara, Begum Hurun Nahar Bilquis Banu, Akhtara Begum, Nazia Afrin Chowdhury, Rokibul Hasan, Hasan Imam, Akhi Moni, Meenhaz Bin Nasir, Faruk Hossain Priok, his 2-year-old daughter Tamarra Prionmoyee, Motiur Rahman, SM Mahmudur Rahman, Tahira Tanvin Shahshi Reza, Begum Umme Salma, Nd Nuruz Zaman, Rafiq Zaman, his wife Sanzida Huque and their 6-year-old son Aniruddha Zaman and four crews – pilot Abid Sultan, co-pilot Prithula Rashid and flight attendants Khwaja Hossain Mohammad Shafey and Sharmeen Akter Nabila.