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02:55 AM, June 16, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:56 AM, June 16, 2017

Unbearable Shock: Grandfather of landslide victim dies

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A grandfather grieving his army captain grandson's death in a landslide in Rangamati passed away yesterday .

Hazi Abul Aziz Mollah, 83, of Sinherakathi village under Baufal upazila of Patuakhali, was the grandfather of Captain Md Tanvir Salam Shanto of Bangladesh Army.

Captain Tanvir lost his life in Rangamati while clearing a road after a landslide. He died in a second landslide there.

The old man broke down on receiving the news of his beloved grandson's death and was inconsolable, Capt Tanvir's uncle told this correspondent. Aziz sat holding a picture of himself with his grandchild and could not stop crying, the uncle said.

Eventfully, he passed away yesterday morning.

Aziz would be buried in his family graveyard after a namaz-e-janaza at 8:00am today.

Four army personnel including Capt Tanvir died during the landslide in Rangamati's Manikchhari around 11:00am on Tuesday.

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