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2020-05-25 01:02:16 BdST

Ex-Dhaka MP Mockbul Hossain dies of Covid-19


Former Dhaka lawmaker and Awami League leader Mockbul Hossain has died from the novel coronavirus Sunday.

He was undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital, where he passed away around 9pm.

MA Sattar, president Mohammadpur Thana AL confirmed the matter to media.

Mockbul was elected as member of the parliament in 1996 from Dhaka's Mohammadpur constituency.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Mockbul Hossain.

Bangladesh Sunday reported its highest daily death toll from the novel coronavirus, with 28 patients succumbing to the deadly virus, increasing the total deaths to 480 in the country. The number of total virus infection stood at 33,610.

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