Shamim Reza, a journalist and former joint secretary of Dinajpur Press Club, died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday. He was 56.
Family sources said he was rushed to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital where he was declared dead. Shamim was Dinajpur district correspondent of Bangla daily Janata. He left behind his wife, two daughters and a son to mourn his death. He was buried at Sheikh Faridpur graveyard in Dinajpur.