Three persons including a Bangladeshi expatriate businessman were killed in a road accident in Oman.
The deceased Bangladeshi was identified as Md Nasir Uddin Munshi (47), son of Kabir Ahmed, hailing from Fatikchhari upazila of Chattogram.
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The accident took place at Qaboos road, adjacent to old airport, in the capital city Muscat at around 7:00pm Friday night.
Quoting family members, expatriate journalist Mir Mahfuz Anam said, Nasir was returning to his house in a cab on Friday.
“The cab lost its control and hit a roadside tree when the vehicle reached the city’s Qaboos road,” he said, adding that Nasir along with two others died on the spot.
The rest of the deceased are: the Omani taxi driver and a Pakistani citizen, he added.
Nasir’s brother, Oman expatriate Md Jahangir Alam said his sibling was a vegetable trader.
“My brother visited me at Humira on Thursday. On Friday, he was returning and the accident happened on the way. Police informed us on Saturday morning. The body was kept at Khoula Hospital,” said Jahangir.
Nasir left behind his wife, a son and two daughters. He visited Bangladesh last year.
Sources at the Bangladesh Embassy in Oman said that there may be a delay in sending the body back to Bangladesh as flights to and from Oman are currently suspended.