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Journalist Shafiqul Karim’s mother passes away

DHAKA Saleha Karim, mother of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) former special correspondent Shafiqul Karim, died of old-age complications at Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital in the early hours of today.

She was 83, family sources said.

Saleha Karim used to live in New York and came to Dhaka for a visit. She left behind three sons, a daughter, grandsons and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn her death.

The namaz-e-janaza of Saleha Karim will be held in the city's Uttara Mosque at sector-4, Road no-8 after Zohr prayers today.

After the namaz-e-janaza, she will be buried at Uttara graveyard.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)