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3 more plane crash survivors return Dhaka

Three more Bangladeshi survivors of the US-Bangla plane crash arrived here on Friday among the 10 injured Bangladeshi passengers of the deadly aircraft accident at Kathmandu’s Trivubhan International Airport on Monday last.

Injured Mehedi Hasan, Saiyada Kamrunnahar Shwarna and Almun Nahar Annie, accompanied by their relatives, reached at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport boarding a Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight at 3.40 PM on Friday.

All of them were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) directly by ambulance from the airport, reports BSS.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader and Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahn Kamal were at the airport to receive the wounded passengers.

Quader said the injured passengers will be provided the highest form of treatment. “We will provide the highest form of medical facilities to the injured passengers. If required, we will provide financial support to them,” he said.

Both the ministers assured the anxious relatives of inured passengers, waiting at the airport, that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is directly monitoring the situation and her government is ready to provide all kinds of support to the families of the victims of the deadly place crash.

Quader said the Bangladesh government is closely working with the Nepal authorities to bring back the dead bodies of the Bangladeshi passengers from Kathmandu as soon as possible.

Later, Shahjahan went to the DMCH to inquire about the treatment of the plane crash survivors there.

As the first among the injured passengers, Shahreen Ahmed, a teacher by profession, arrived here yesterday and was immediately admitted to the DMCH.

Earlier on Wednesday, Rezwanul Haque, a severely-burnt passenger of crashed aircraft, was sent to Singapore for better treatment.

Official sources said another two severely injured passengers- Eakub Ali and Emrana Kabir Hash- will be sent to India for better treatment.

Rest three injured Bangladeshi passengers- Md Shahin Bepari, Md Kabir Hossain and Sheikh Rashed Rubayet – are being treated in Nepal, the sources said.

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