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U-19 footballer Rajia Sultana dies giving birth

Update : 14 Mar 2024, 17:00

Razia Khatun, a U-18 SAFF-winning footballer of the Bangladesh women’s football team, died today due to excessive bleeding after childbirth.  

She passed away at around 4:30am, her husband Imam Rahman told to media. Razia’s maternal cousin Md. Rokonuzzaman Morol said in tears that after giving birth, some complications occurred. She was later taken to Satkhira Hospital where the doctors declared her dead.

The former coach of Bangladesh women's football team, Golam Rabbani Choton, has expressed grief over this incident.

Razia is the daughter of Nuru Kazi mia of Laxminathpur village of Mautla union in Satkhira's Kaliganj upazila. She was kept at home for a normal child delivery. She gave birth to a boy but died after due to excessive bleeding.

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