DHAKA: Awami League leader Dr Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir`s son Dr Jalal Alamgir was killed in a mishap at a holiday resort in Thailand Saturday.
According to a family source, Jalal Alamgir died at Pattaya Beach, a nearest seaside resort from the Thai capital city of Bangkok, at about 2pm.
Dr Jalal, 42, was a teacher of Political Science of Massachusetts University in Boston in the United States.
The source said the family received his death news over a mobile SMS. “But, we could not confirm the reason behind the death.”
Contacted, Bangladesh Ambassador to Thailand Kazi Imtiaz Hossain told banglanews, “I’ve also heard about the accident. But, I could not confirm completely.”
He also said that the accident might have happened in Phuket.
The Ambassador said that Dr Jalal reached Thailand Friday. “I’ve talked once to a friend of Jalal but could not get connected with his cell phone again.”
BDST: 2000, DEC 03, 2011
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