Brig Gen (retd) Belal Uddin Mahmood breathed his last yesterday night at Combined Military Hospital, after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old, says a press release.
Mahmood was a freedom fighter and fought for liberation from Sector 2. Born in Noakhali on December 24, 1952, he belonged to the first batch of the Bangladesh Army.
His namaz-e-janaza will be held after Zohr prayers at 1pm today at Baridhara DOHS mosque. He will be laid to rest at the Banani Army Graveyard.
Belal Uddin Mahmood is survived by his wife, a son and two grandsons.