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Bangladeshi shot dead in South Africa

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Published: 16:31, 1 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

A Bangladeshi businessman was shot dead by a group of unidentified criminals in Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city and capital of Gauteng province.

The deceased was known as Kamrul Islam, 50, son of Belu Chowdhury, hailed from Sonapur village of Norottompur in Kabirhat upazila of Noakhali.

The incident occurred in South Lenasiya area on Tuesday (June 30) night.

Confirming the matter, Sharif Bhuiyan, a closest person of the victim said, Kamrul went to Johannesburg five years ago and started business in the area. But, a group of armed goons started altercation with him on Tuesday night. At one stage, the goons shot Kamrul, leaving him dead on the spot.

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