Bishwa Ijtema organisers reported the deaths of eight persons, including an Indonesian national, in the first phase of the religious gathering due to age-related complications.
Among total death toll, two devotees died on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Dalilur Rahman, 75 and Joynal Abedin, 60, from the northern district of Sirajganj, died around 5am on Sunday.
The Ijtema’s first part ended on Sunday after the final prayers. Its second phase will begin from January 15, according to bdnews24.com. -Mithun