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Old August 4, 2012, 12:43 AM
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Abdul Hamid passes away

Abdul Hamid

Star Online Report
Abdul Hamid, noted sports commentator and one of the pioneers of sports journalism in the country, died at a city hospital Saturday morning at the age of 77.

Hamid breathed his last around 6:20am at United Hospital in Gulshan where he was undergoing treatment for bone cancer, his daughter-in-law Israt Quiyum Soma confirmed.

The first namaz-e-janaza of Hamid will be held at his Niketon residence after Zohr prayer, family sources said.

Later, his body will be taken to Gendaria East and Club Field and Bangabandhu National Stadium where his second and third namaz-e-janazas will be held respectively.

The sports editor of Daily Amader Somoy will be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectual Graveyard today.

He left behind his wife, a son, a daughter and a host of relatives to mourn his death.

Hamid was admitted to the hospital on July 23 with acute back pain and was put on life-support on Friday after his condition suddenly deteriorated.

The noted commentator had had an operation on his prostate gland on June 12.

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