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Two UN peacekeepers die in Central Africa road accident

Sun Online Desk     27th May, 2018 07:51:35 printer

Two UN peacekeepers die in Central Africa road accident

Two Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers died and two others received injuries in a road accident that took place in Central African Republic on Saturday.

 

The deceased are soldier Arjan Hawleder, 34, from E Bengal Faridpur and soldier M Ripul Mia, 35, from Div Locating Battery Artillery (Rangpur).

 

The injured soldiers are M Jamal Uddin Mollah, 34, E Bengal (Faridpur) and M Mojahidul Islam, 36, AD Regiment Artillery (Naogaon).

 

"They were deployed to ensure security of a convoy of military and civil vehicles. The accident occurred as the driver of a wood laden heavy vehicle lost his control over the steering in Yaloke area," said an ISPR press release.

 

The injured were taken to Bangui city for better treatment.


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