Thursday ‘mourning day’ for plane crash victims

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Rescue workers work at the wreckage of a US-Bangla airplane after it crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Photo: ReutersThe governmenton on Wednesday declared Thursday as a 'mourning day' in memory of the victims of the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash in Kathmandu, reports UNB.

The decision was taken at an emergency meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

According to the decision, special prayers will be held at all religious institutions and worship places, including mosques, temples, churches and pagodas across the countryon Friday.

A total of 51 people, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, were killed as the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames at Tribhuvan International Airport in the capital of Himalayan county Nepal on Monday.

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