Journalist Fakhruddin dies

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DHAKA, Oct 24, 2020 (BSS) – Journalist Abul Omrah Mohammad
Fakhruddin died of a cardiac arrest at Kurmitola General Hospital in
the city around 8.00 tonight.

He was 75, his daughter Doctor Tehrin told BSS.

Fakhruddin was being treated at the hospital for the last two
months as he was initially tested COVID-19 positive.

He left behind his wife, former Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
News Editor Bilkish Banu, one son, a daughter and a host of relatives
and admirers to mourn his death.

Fakhruddin served the now defunct Bangladesh Times, the Daily
Telegraph, the daily Independent and weekly Holiday.