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Bangladeshi PM’s kin among dead in Lanka blasts
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Bangladeshi PM’s kin among dead in Lanka blasts

S.Murari

A grand-nephew of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was among the 39 foreigners who died in the Easter Sunday bomb blasts in churches and hotels in Colombo.

He has been identified as Zayan Chowdhury, eight-year-old grandson of a cousin of Sheikh Hasina .

Zayan Chowdhury, who was also a relative of British Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, was having breakfast with his father at a hotel in Colombo when a suicide bomber detonated his device, the Guardian newspaper reported.