US-Bangla plane crash: Kabir’s leg amputated in Singapore
The right leg of US-Bangla plane crash survivor Kabir Hossain was amputated last night at a hospital in Singapore where he was flown early yesterday.
The leg was severely infected, Samanta Lal Sen, national coordinator of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital’s burn unit, told The Daily Star.
Hours after Kabir was brought back to Dhaka from a Kathmandu hospital on March 19, his condition gradually deteriorated. He was kept on life support at the DMCH burn unit until Friday night.
On March 24, Samanta Lal, also chief of a 14-member board formed for the plane crash survivors, told reporters at DMCH that the leg might need to be amputated as the board found his right leg severely infected.
So far, at least 50 people, including 27 Bangladeshis, died as an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka to Kathmandu crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal on March 12.