x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

UAE road tragedy: Roll call of the dead grows as 22 officially named

The Bangladesh Embassy has identified and released the names of 20 victims from the UAE's deadliest crash.

Khurshid Alam (around 26 years old big photo ) and his younger brother Masoud Alam (smaller photo) who died in the Al Ain crash. Pawan Singh / The National
Khurshid Alam (around 26 years old big photo ) and his younger brother Masoud Alam (smaller photo) who died in the Al Ain crash. Pawan Singh / The National
Today the roll call of identified men who died in the UAE's worst crash stands at 22 after the Bangladesh Embassy released the names of 20 of its citizens who perished in the Al Ain accident.

Latiful Haq Kazmi, labour counsellor of the Bangladesh Embassy, also said they expect two more countrymen to be among the 24 who suffocated to death when a lorry overturned, crushing the bus carrying 48 men and pouring its load of building materials on to those trapped inside.

Names of Al Ain Road crash victims now identified are:

1- Shajan Mollah, Bangladeshi

2- Basha Shaikh Alif, Bangladeshi

3- Mohammad Borhan Uddin, Bangladeshi

4- Mohammad Arif, Bangladeshi

5- Noor Alam, Bangladeshi

6- Mohammad Alauddin, Bangladeshi

7- Wasir Ali, Bangladeshi

8- Mohammad Faruk Hussain, Bangladeshi

9- Uzzal Miah, Bangladeshi

10- Rokon Munshi, Bangladeshi

11- Anowar Hussain, Bangladeshi

12- Joynal Kabiraz, Bangladeshi

13- Mohammead Hashem, Bangladeshi

14- Habibur Rahman, Bangladeshi

15- Mohammad Sirazul Islam Mazumder, Bangladeshi

16- Uzzal Biswas, Bangladeshi

17- Mohammed Noorul Alam, Bangladeshi

18- Mohammed Khursheedul, Bangladeshi

19- Farooq Hussain (s/o Munir Hassan), Bangladeshi

20- Masood Zada., Bangladeshi

21- Ajbool Shaikh Hannan, Indian

22- Ahmed Bakir, Egyptian

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