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Firefighter Sohel Rana's namaz-e-janaza held

  • Published at 01:58 pm April 9th, 2019
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People attend a namaz-e-janaza of late firefighter Sohel Rana held at the Fire Service's headquarters in Dhaka on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Collected

He will be laid to rest in his village graveyard in Kishoreganj

The namaz-e-janaza of firefighter Sohel Rana has been held at the Fire Service's headquarters.

The service was held on Tuesday morning. Later in the day, he will be taken to his village in Kishoreganj to be buried.

The home minister, Fire Service director general, and other senior officials were present at the janaza held around 11am on the day.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said: "We did everything to support firefighter Sohel Rana's treatment after he was injured. We admitted him to the  Combined Military Hospital (CMH) and there was no shortcoming as he got the best treatment there."

Later, we sent him to Singapore for better treatment, however he died there, he added.


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"We came to know that Sohel Rana was the only earning member of his family. Therefore, the Fire Service, along with us government officials, will do everything we can to assist them. The prime minister is also planning to aid the family, which you will witness in the future," the minister said.

"We will try to arrange employment for any member of his family if they are able to work," he added.

Sohel Rana's younger brother, Ujjal Miah, said his brother had a tendency to help people since his childhood, adding that: "We are proud of my brother that he sacrificed his life for the country and its people."

"However, his death sits heavily with our family as he was the sole earner. Therefore, I am hopeful that the premier will support our family in this regard," he added.

Sohel Rana of the Kurmitola Fire Service and Civil Defence, sustained serious injuries on March 28, while rescuing people from Banani’s FR Tower fire, which claimed 26 lives and left many injured.

Critically-injured Sohel was taken to the CMH in Dhaka. On April 5, he was flown to Singapore by an air ambulance, for better treatment. However, he died while undergoing medical treatment in Singapore hospital on Monday.

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