Eminent journalist Amanullah Kabir passed away at a hospital in the city early Wednesday. He was 71.
The veteran journalist was undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and breathed his last at around 12:45am.
Amanullah Kabir was admitted to the intensive care unit of the BSMMU on January 2 with different disease including diabetics and other complications.
Earlier on January 5, he was admitted to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases after suffering a massive heart attack. He was later taken to the coronary care unit from the emergency unit.
He had been working as the senior editor of the online news portal bdnews24.com.
He served as executive editor of the Independent, news editor of The Daily Star, editor of Bangla Daily Amar Desh, and chief editor and managing director of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
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