Another explosion victim dies in Beirut

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 01:03, Aug 26,2020


Another Bangladeshi worker, who was injured in the recent explosions in a seaport in Lebanon, died at a hospital in Beirut on Tuesday.

The victim was Jamal, 27, a resident of Brahmanbaria district, according to his passport. 

Bangladesh embassy first secretary Abdullah Al Mamun confirmed New Age over phone that he died at Mount Lebanon Hospital. 

With the death, six Bangladeshi workers died and at least 107 expatriates, including 21 Bangladesh Navy peacekeepers, were injured in the twin explosions at Beirut sea port on August 5.

Some 181 people were killed and at least 5,000 injured in the explosions that destroyed the seaport and a part of the Beirut city.

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