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01-14-2011, 02:55 AM #1
Eleven Bangladeshi workers die in a car crash in Mauritius
Ten Bangladeshi workers were killed and four others injured in a road accident at St Julien d’Hotman in Mauritius Wednesday, sources in the Foreign Ministry said.
“The accident happened at 7:50am (Mauritius time) when a van carrying the Bangladeshis collided with a cargo lorry at St Julien d’Hotman in the east of the island state,” Director (African desk) of Foreign Ministry Farhadul Islam told BSS.
The Bangladeshi victims were identified as Aktar, 23, son of Ali Afzal of Brahmanbaria, Joy Hossain, 31, son of Taher Mia of Brahmanbaria, Zahidul,24, son of Jalaluddin of Comilla, Mostafizur Rahman, 26, son of Abdul Hakim of Brahmanbaria, Raqibul Hasan,26, son of Ali Afzal of Sadar upazila in Brahmanbaria district, Md Sayedur,25, son of Ali Afzal under Ashuganj upazila in Brahmanbaria, Moktar,24, son of Manzu Mollah of Comilla, Sagar, 26, son of Jazu Mia of Brahmanbaria, Selim, 34, son of Renu Mia of Comilla and Al Mamun,30, son of Yusuf Mia of Brah-manbaria.
The injured are Ilias Gazi, 29, son of Huju Gazi of Comilla, Mamun, 25, son of Dhanu Mia of Comilla, Hasan Sarkar, 23, son of Dulal Sarkar of Comilla, Suman, 21, son of Quddus Mia of Brahmanbaria.
“The ill-fated Bangladeshi workers, who went to Mauritius just 13 days ago (30 December), were going to their work-place by the vehicle,” Islam said, adding that the van driver, a Mauritian, was also killed in the crash.
Below is a list of the Bangladeshi citizens who died in the crash
Moutar Monu Molla
Akther Ali Abjol
Joy Hossain Taher Miah
Selim Renu Miah
Sagor Jajo Miah
Md. Mostafdor Rahman
Mohammed Saidur Rahman
Md. Rakhbul Haban
Sumon Kuddub Miah, Al Mamoun, Md.Hassan Sarkar and Mamun Dhanu Miaare have suffered severe injuries.
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