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Colonel Taher’s younger brother Abu Sayeed Ahmed dies

DHAKA, June 02, 2017 (BSS) - Freedom fighter Abu Sayeed Ahmed, younger brother of Colonel (retd) Abu Taher, died yesterday in the capital. He was 74.

His family sources said the valiant freedom fighter Abu Sayeed breathed his last at about 7pm at his sister-in-law's residence (NAM Bhaban. He had been suffering from diabetes and paralysis for long.

He left behind a daughter and host of relatives to mourn his death.

His body was taken to his native village Purbodhola in Netrokona last night. Different pro-liberation organisations, including Muktijoddah Sangsad, paid tribute to the veteran freedom fighter.

He was buried at his family graveyard following a namaz-e-janaza after Jummah prayer today.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)