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Dhaka, Jan 21 (Canadian-Media): Screening process of passengers visiting Bangladesh from China has started in Bangladesh's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, due to scare of breakout of a new SARS-like virus in China, media reports said.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Image credit: Facebook Page
Group Captain AHM Touhid-ul Ahsan, director of the airport said that out of the three flights operating on the China-Bangladesh route, one of US Bangla and two Chinese airlines -- China Eastern and China Southern -- screening began with passengers of a flight that arrived around 7:30 in the morning from China and added that screening of passengers traveling in the other two flights will also take place.
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