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Healing hands mourned

DHAKA (AsiaNews): A New Zealand-born doctor, Edric Baker, who devoted the best part of his life to serving the poor of Bangladesh, died on September 1 in Dhaka at the age of 74.

His funeral was held on the following day at the Kaliakuri Health Care Project in the Tangail District of Dhaka. Thousands of people from the Christian, Islamic and Hindu faiths attended the solemn service in honour of the doctor.

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