Two Bangladeshis killed by IS in Libya
23 July 2015, Nirapad News: Militants of Islamic State (IS) of Iraq and Syria had shot two Bangladesh nationals in Libya on Tuesday noon.
The victims were identified as Mosleh Uddin (30), a resident of Nasirnagar Upazila of Brahmanbaria and Arifur Siddique (28) of Barisal.
A Bangladeshi expatriate in Libya Rafiq informed Mosleh’s family on Thursday.
The victim’s elder brother Motalib told that Mosleh Uddin had been residing at Al Kufra city of Libya for three years. On Tuesday, he along with three other friends went to Ajdabiya city where they got captives by the IS militants.
At one stage, Mosleh and Arif were shot as they tried to flee from the militants. Two of their friends are alive, he added.
Motalib also hoped that the government will take initiatives to bring his brother’s body back.
Nasirnagar Sadar Union Parishad chairman Rafiz Mia told banglanews that he has been communicating with the victim’s family since the hearing of the incident.
He also assured all sorts of cooperation from his side to bring the body back at home.
Nasirnagar Thana officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Qader said that he has been informed about the matter and have sent a Sub-inspector (SI) to the victim’s house.