20 Jun '11, 2am

Bangladeshi who survived 9 days trapped in container says he wants to improve the lot of family by working here

Bangladeshi who survived 9 days trapped in container says he wants to improve the lot of family by working here

Mr Din Islam (left), 30, with a friend he has made in Singapore, in a recent photo. The Bangladeshi was in poor shape after surviving nine days trapped inside a container in April. A friend who was with him, Mr Alamin Ujha, 35, did not survive. -- PHOTO: COURTESY OF DEBBIE FORDYCE View more photos MORE than two months after he survived nine days trapped inside a container that was shipped from Bangladesh, Mr Din Islam remains in Singapore to assist in a Coroner's inquiry into the death of his friend, who died on the same journey. In an interview, Mr Din said he harbours the hope of working here to improve the lot of his family - a change from a man who used to neglect his family and smoke drugs. Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Straits Times.

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