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Shakib Al Hasan narrowly escapes helicopter crash

Updated: Sep 16, 2016 17:45 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept.16 (ANI): Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan and his wife Umme Ahmed Shishir on Friday narrowly escaped an accident after the helicopter that was carrying the two crashed immediately after dropping them in Cox's Bazar.

The 29-year-old all-rounder said that he was shocked to learn of the tragedy, in which one person was killed and four got injured.

"I am fine, but feel rather shocked at the news of the chopper crash.But I can't really tell you anything about the crash. I was at shooting at the time," Shakib was quoted as saying ESPNcricinfo.

The chopper crashed on its return flight to Dhaka near Inani beach, an hour after dropping Shakib and his wife at the Royal Tulip Sea Resort, where they were going to shoot a commercial. (ANI)