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Bangladesh considers sending rescue team to Syria

Bangladesh is considering sending a rescue team to Syria in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake on Monday.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seheli Sabrin told reporters about the development at the weekly media briefing today.

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Bangladesh last night sent a 61-member rescue team to Turkey, which has seen more than 15,000 deaths in the earthquake and its aftermath.

Seheli Sabrin said 19 Bangladeshis who were stuck in one of the worst-affected regions in Turkey were relocated to Ankara today.

Two other Bangladeshi students — Noor E Alam and Golam Sayeed Rinku — who were injured in the earthquake are receiving treatment.

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