5 devotees died on the ground of Biswa Ijtema
Nirapad News : Five devotees died on the ground of Biswa Ijtema now underway in Tongi upazila of Gazipur in 13 hours till this morning.
Two of them breathed their last due to old age ailments while the rests died of other complications between 8:00pm yesterday and 9:00am today, our Gazipur correspondent reports quoting Abdul Momin, officer-in-charge of Gazipur Detective Branch of police.
Defying the nonstop blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been attending the second day prayers of the first phase of Biswa Ijtema.
The three-day Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation in the world, concludes tomorrow through the Akheri Munajat seeking spiritual wellbeing and welfare of the Muslim Ummah.