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Bangladesh announces one-day mourning for plane crash victims

IANS  |  Dhaka 

will observe Thursday as a day of for the victims of the Airlines plane crash in Nepal, officials said.

The Cabinet at an emergency meeting with Sheikh in the on Wednesday made the decision, bdnews24.com reported. She cut short her visit following the aviation disaster that killed 51 people including 28 Bangladeshis.

As part of marking the day, special prayers will be held at mosques, temples and churches and pagodas across the country.

The aircraft with 71 people on board crashed and burst into flames while landing at on Monday.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 14:02 IST
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