Wife of pilot Abid passes away

Afsana Khanam, wife of US-Bangla plane crash victim pilot Abid Sultan, died at a Dhaka hospital this morning.

She was on life support at National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital in Agargaon a day after she suffered a stroke on Sunday.

She died around 9:30am, Khorshed Mahmood, a doctor of the hospital, told The Daily Star.

Her namaz-e-janaza will be held after Asr prayers today at Gausul Azam mosque of Uttara-13, said Mahmood, also the brother of pilot Abid.

After janaza, she will be buried beside her husband’s grave at the Banani military graveyard in the capital.

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