Cricketer Shakib 'alright but upset at helicopter crash news'

Cricketer Shakib ‘alright but upset at helicopter crash news’


National cricketer Shakib-Al-Hasan, who luckily escaped a possible helicopter accident in Cox’s Bazar on Friday, said the accident news made him quite upset.“I am fine, but quite upset at the news of the helicopter crash,” he said while talking to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) media manager Rabeed Imam after the dreadful incident.

People from all walks of life, including Bangladesh national cricket Test team captain Mushfiqur Rahim, are expressing their gratitude to Almighty Allah for saving Shakib from the possible accident.Mushfiq said on his facebook page wrote, “All thanks to Almighty Allah…this is what happens when you have blessings of 170 million people… just happy to hear Shakib is safe and sound. But, may Allah grant Jannah to the person who lost his life. Let’s pray for the departed soul.” Shakib Al Hasan luckily escaped a possible tragedy as the helicopter that dropped him at Inani beach in Ukhiya upazila crashed during its return journey on Friday.The helicopter crashed near Rizu Khal in Ukhiya upazila around 10:15 am leaving a man dead and four others injured.Arif, sub-inspector of Inani police camp, said the accident took place due to technical glitch as the helicopter was returning to the capital after dropping Shakib at the helipad of Royal Tulip Hotel in Inani in the morning.Shakib arrived here for shooting for an advertising agency, he said.Ferdous Ali, additional superintendent of police, Cox’s Bazar, said the helicopter carrying five people, including the pilot, crashed into Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive road near Rizu Khal, leaving all the five injured.The injured were rushed to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared one of them dead.The deceased was identified as Shah Alam, 32, a resident of Dhaka city.


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