Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers of United Nations’ Mission were killed and two others injured in a road mishap at Yaloke in the Central African Republic while on duty Saturday evening.
The deceased were soldier Arjan Hawlader of Faridpur and soldier Md Ripul Mia of Rangpur, a release posted on the website of Inter Service Public Relations Directorate said.
The injured were soldier Md Jamal Uddin Mollah of Faridpur and soldier Md Mojahidul Islam of Naogaon, it said, adding that all the four were also members of Bangladesh Battalion-4 in the Central African Republic.
The release said that the Bangladeshi peacekeepers were on-duty to ensure security of a convoy comprising both military and non-military vehicles and the four faced the fatal accident when a driver of a heavy vehicle carrying wood lost control over steering.
The injured ones were shifted to the country’s capital Bangui.
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