Bangladeshi PhD student killed in United States gas station robbery
10:49 AM, September 08, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:07 PM, September 08, 2019

Bangladeshi PhD student killed in US gas station robbery

A Bangladeshi PhD student was shot dead in a robbery at a gas station in Louisiana of the United States yesterday.

The victim, Md Firoz-Ulamin, 29, was a graduate student of Computer Science & Engineering of Louisiana State University, Reveille, a local US newspaper, reports quoting police.

The armed perpetrator entered the building of Lucky's Valero Gas Station on Airline Highway around 3:30am and shot Ulamin, who was working as a clerk, according to The Advocate, the report said.

Firoz-Ulamin was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ulamin worked under University professor Golden G Richard III, LSU Media Relations Director Ernie Ballard said to The Advocate.

Firoz-Ulamin received his bachelor's and master's degree in computer science and engineering in Bangladesh, according to his LinkedIn page. He was scheduled to graduate from LSU in 2023.

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