Two Bangladeshis attacked in New York


PV Desk : Unidentified assailants have attacked two Bangladeshi expatriates in New York City in a span of 24 hours.
One of the victims, 72-year-old Bangladesh freedom fighter Mohammad Shah Alam, is in intensive care at Elmhurst Hospital.
The other victim has been identified as Khabir Uddin Bhuiyan, 58. He received medical care and is currently resting at home.
The two were attacked after dark on Sept 27 and Sept 28 in Queens’s Jamaica and Castle Hill in the Bronx, according to local members of the Bangladeshi community.
The attackers stole Shah Alam’s mobile phone, but nothing was taken from Khabiruddin.
Cases have been filed over both attacks. But police have been unable to make any arrest as of Friday evening.
Bangladeshi expatriate leaders have advised those walking in isolated areas after dark to stay alert.