‘I heard an explosion in the middle of the night, then I went to the bunker’

‘I heard an explosion in the middle of the night, then I went to the bunker’

Keshar said he has been doing business in Kiev for a long time. He has a few shops there. His wife is Russian. They have a daughter. The country’s parliament building is five to seven kilometers away from the building where they are staying. There is a river in the middle. He lives with his family in a multi-storey building on the river bank. In the six days since the war began, he has been out of the house for only an hour. Brother Sabur talks to him on his mobile phone for two-four hours every day.

Where he is now, the situation is tense. He kept the doors and windows closed all the time. Two-thirds of the residents of the 18-storey building have already moved to the village. Several families, including him, are still living in the building.

SM Kaderi Keshar, Bangladeshi living in Ukraine

Keshar said in the first light, where he is, now the situation is thumping. He kept the doors and windows closed all the time. Two-thirds of the residents of the 18-storey building have already moved to the village. Several families, including him, are still living in the building. He has regular contact with every family on Facebook. If anyone needs any help including food, they try to fill it quickly on their own initiative. Asked if he would go to the village, he said there were no military installations in the area where he was staying. Feeling safe for this. He does not want to go to the village. He will remain at home with his family even if Kiev is occupied.

His younger brother SM Kaderi Sabu is talking to his elder brother living in Ukraine through virtual medium. Taken this afternoon

On the situation in Kiev, Keshar said the Ukrainian government had called on its citizens to fight against Russia. The country’s army is also building resistance. Ordinary people are joining it. The curfew was lifted in Kiev on Monday afternoon. However, curfew is still in force from 8 pm to 7 am. Usually no one goes out at this time.

Keshar said there is a little food crisis. However, there is a system to deliver food by phone. Food has been provided by the government in the train-bus stand area. He got in touch with many Bangladeshis. So far they know he is fine.

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