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13 medical students of Nepal among plane crash victims

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Monday 12 March, 2018 08:23:32 pm

13 medical students of Nepal among plane crash victims

Sylhet, Mar 12 (UNB) – Thirteen Nepalese students of Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital in Sylhet were among the victims of the US-Bangla aircraft that crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of the Himalayan country on Monday.

The Nepali medical students were going to their homeland on a two-month vacation on completion of their MBBS final examination, Fazlur Rahman, assistant director of Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital told UNB.

“Medical Collage consultants of Nepal have sent us a list of 13 students but what actually happened to them after the crash is yet to be confirmed,” said Fazlur Rahman.

The 19th batch students of the medical college are Sanjay Poudel, Sanjaya Maharjan, Neega Maharjan, Anjila Shrestha, Purnima Lohani, Shweta Thapa, Meeli Maharjan, Saruna Shrestha, Algina Baral , Charu Baral, Samira Byanjankar, Ashna Shakya, Princy Dhami.

At least 50 people died as an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka to Kathmandu crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of the Himalayan country on Monday. Many injured were rushed to nearby hospitals.