Kakon Bibi laid to eternal rest

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Staff Reporter:

Freedom fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi, who passed away at a hospital on Wednesday night, was laid to rest at her village home Jhirargaon in Doarabazar upazila in Sunamganj district on Thursday afternoon.

She was buried with state honour following a namaz-e-janaza at Laxmipur School ground at 3:00 pm.

The body of Kakon Bibi was taken to his village home from MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital in the morning.

Bir Protik Kakon Bibi, said to be over 100 years old, breathed her last at the hospital around 11:05pm on Wednesday.

On Monday last, she was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital due to serious health complications.

Kakon Bibi had long been suffering from asthma and heart diseases and she suffered a heart attack recently.

In 1971, Kakon Bibi was arrested and brutally tortured by Pakistani army as she worked as a spy during the war and fought against the Pakistani army. She fearlessly took part in some 20 battles.

She sustained bullet wounds in her leg during the Liberation War. Kakon Bibi bore the bullet marks on her body unto her death.unb

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