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1,018 Bangladeshi workers died in Qatar in 10 years

Staff Correspondent
Bangladeshi workers
More than 6,500 migrant workers have died in Qatar in the last 10 years. At least one thousand 18 of them are Bangladeshi. This information came up in a report of the British media 'The Guardian' on Tuesday, February 23.

In addition, 2,711 migrant workers from India, 1,641 from Nepal, 824 from Pakistan and 557 from Sri Lanka died.

A decade ago, Qatar was selected as the host of the 2022 Football World Cup. Soon after, the Middle Eastern country started a huge work on infrastructural development. Qatar has undertaken dozens of huge projects, including seven new stadiums for the World Cup.

In the meantime, the work of several of them has been completed and the work of the rest is in full swing. And this is being done mainly by migrant workers from South Asia.

According to a special report in The Guardian on Tuesday, more than 6,500 workers from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka have lost their lives working in Qatar in the last 10 years.

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