Two Bangladesh nationals were killed on 5 & 6 May 2015 in Najran area, South Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia (650 km away from Jeddah and 50 km from Yemen border), by the mortar shells launched by Hauthi rebels of Yemen. The deceased are as follows:
1. Mr. Mizan, son of Mr. Mafiz, Village-Bateshar, PS- Barura, Comilla while working in the farm on 5 May 2015.
2. Mr. Abdul Jalil, son of Mr Abdul Aziz, Village and Post office-Lemua, PS-Patharghata, Barguna while working at his work place at Nazran.
Representatives of Bangladesh Consulate General, Jeddah, visited the area immediately after the incident. They have contacted the employers of the victims as well as family members in Bangladesh.
Mortal remains are preserved in the mortuary of the King Khaled Hospital in Najran. Bangladesh Consulate General, Jeddah, is coordinating with the employers would send back the mortal remains and/or arrange burial in line with the desire of the family members of the victims, as well as for realization of due compensation.