25 Bangladeshis among 49 dead

MNA National Desk: Twenty-five of the 34 Bangladeshis of US-Bangla flight that crashed in Nepal’s Kathmandu airport have died.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam confirmed the news of their deaths on Monday in a Facebook post.

The plane, a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, took off from Dhaka at 12:52pm Bangladesh Standard Time and crashed into a fence of the Tribhuvan International Airport at 2:18pm Kathmandu time.

The foreign ministry says nine Bangladeshis have been rescued alive and hospitalised followed the US-Bangla aircraft crash.

According to the list provided by State Minister Shahriar, the Bangladeshi passengers who survived the crash are:

  1. Emrana Kabir Hashi,
  2. Mehedi Hasan,
  3. Sayiada Kamrunnahar Shwarna,
  4. Shahreen Ahmed,
  5. Md Shahin Bepari,
  6. Md Rezwanul Haque,
  7. Almun Nahar Annie,
  8. Md Kabir Hossain, and
  9. Sheikh Rashed Rubayet.