Journalist Habibur Rahman Khan no more
Habibur Rahman Khan, a senior correspondent of Bangla daily Jugantor, died from cardiac arrest today. He was 42.
Family members said he complained of chest pain around 4:00pm.
Habibur was rushed to the National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute, where doctors declared him dead.
The journalist left behind his wife, a son, a daughter and and a host of relatives to mourn his death.
Habibur will be buried at Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard in the capital's Mirpur tonight after a namaz-e-janaza at Mirpur Shainpukur Housing Jame Mosque, the family said.
Meanwhile, Jatiya Press Club, Dhaka Reporters Unity, and Dhaka Union of Journalists expressed shock at the sudden demise of Habibur. They prayed for the salvation of his departed soul.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed sorrow for the journalist's death and conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family members.
After completing his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Dhaka University, Habibur took up journalism as his profession and worked for several national dailies.