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3 ‘petrol bomb throwers’ beaten up at Fatullah

3 ‘petrol bomb throwers’ beaten up at Fatullah

A mob beat up three alleged miscreants after they hurled a petrol bomb at a passenger bus in Fatullah area of Narayanganj this afternoon. A group of some 10 arsonists waylaid a bus on Dhaka-Narayanganj highway around 1:00pm, said Manjur Quader, officer-in-charge of Narayanganj Sadar Model Police Station. The attackers then hurled a petrol bomb...

2 injured in Dhaka crude bomb blasts

2 injured in Dhaka crude bomb blasts

A rickshaw puller and a shoe trader were injured in separate crude bomb explosions in Dhaka this evening on the 15th day of the BNP-led 20-party alliance’s countrywide nonstop blockade. Both the injured are taking treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Suspected blockaders exploded two crude bombs at Doyel Chattar on Dhaka University campus...

4 crude bombs explode near Nasim’s dais

4 crude bombs explode near Nasim’s dais

Four crude bombs went off near the stage of Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on the Salimullah Medical College premises in Dhaka. The minister was present at the programme organised by Sandhani, a voluntary organisation, as chief guest. Nasim was not injured in the blasts and the programme continued amid tightened security, Porikkhit Chowdhury, public relations...

Crude bombs hurled at BTV complex

Crude bombs hurled at BTV complex

Miscreants threw two crude bombs at the state-run BTV complex this afternoon as the BNP-led 20-party alliance enforced blockade continues for the fifth day. Two crude bombs went off inside the complex around 1:30pm, Enamul Hossain, a sub-inspector of Rampura Police Station, told The Daily Star Online. He said there was no report of injury...

Crude bomb explodes near Chapainawabganj magistrate’s house

Crude bomb explodes near Chapainawabganj magistrate’s house

Miscreants exploded a crude bomb in front of official residence of the Chapainawabganj chief judicial magistrate in the district town this evening. Jasimuddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chapainawabganj Sadar Police Station, the explosion took place around 6:30pm, reports our Chapainawabganj correspondent. Chapainawabganj Chief Judicial Magistrate Mustakinur Rahman was staying at his house during the attack, the...

Bangalore blast kills Indian woman

Bangalore blast kills Indian woman

A home-made bomb exploded outside a restaurant in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, killing a woman who was passing by and injuring five others. The blast on Sunday night took place in a busy area and the police have described it as a "terrorist attack". Bangalore has been on alert since earlier this month...

Blast blows off Bogra housewife’s wrists

Blast blows off Bogra housewife’s wrists

Both wrists of a housewife were blown off by an explosion at Sonatola upazila in Bogra this afternoon. Though the blast took place during the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, it was not clear who were responsible for it.   The victim was identified as Rebeka Sultana Ranjana, 28, wife of...

2 Sirajganj kids hurt in crude bomb blast

2 Sirajganj kids hurt in crude bomb blast

Two children were injured after a crude bomb they mistook for a toy exploded in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajgaj yesterday. The injured children were identified as Sizan, 5, son of Harun-or-Rashid, and Sabuj, 7, son of Rafiqul Islam of Chand Mituani village in the upazila. Anisur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Belkuchi Police Station, said Sizan and...

Bombs go off near BNP headquarters

Bombs go off near BNP headquarters

Five crude bombs went off in front of BNP’s Nayapaltan headquarters in Dhaka this afternoon. The explosions took shortly after 12:00pm, Morshed Alam, officer-in-charge of Paltan Police Station, told The Daily Star online.  He said the blasts might have been carried out by dissident activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) over formation of the new...

Taliban kill three in Kabul attack

Taliban kill three in Kabul attack

At least three people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacked an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, the interior ministry said. Local media said at least seven others were injured in the attack. The bombing is the fourth such Taliban attack since the swearing in of new President Ashraf Ghani on Monday. At...

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