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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...

Covered van blast kills driver in Dhaka

Covered van blast kills driver in Dhaka

A covered van, carrying vacuum plastic drums supposed to be used in transporting flammable chemicals, exploded near Matuail of Dhaka today, leaving one dead and another injured. The explosion happened around 1:00pm on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, caused serious damage to the vehicle and some nearby shops, Abdus Salam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kadamtali Police Station,...

65 killed in China car factory blast

65 killed in China car factory blast

A factory blast in China's eastern industrial province of Jiangsu has killed at least 65 people and injured more than 100 others, Chinese state media said on Saturday, citing government sources. The blast-hit company, Zhongrong Metal Production, is a supplier of #GeneralMotors. At least 65 dead from the blast.https://t.co/JG2PdUwclX — CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) August 2, 2014 State...

Huji leader Hannan terms verdict ‘govt-dictated’

Huji leader Hannan terms verdict ‘govt-dictated’

Huji chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, who was awarded capital punishment in Ramna Batamul carnage case, termed the judgement “government-dictated”. The government had earlier shifted the date of delivering the verdict to motivate the judgement, Hannan said. Claiming himself innocent, the Huji chief said he did not get justice.  "I was able to prove my innocence...

Car bomb kills 19 in Nigeria

Car bomb kills 19 in Nigeria

A car bomb attack has killed at least 19 people and injured 60 more in the Nigerian capital Abuja, officials say. The explosion happened in the suburb of Nyanya, close to a motor park where at least 70 people died in a bomb blast on 14 April. Witnesses said the explosion targeted a police checkpoint...

Twin blasts hit India express train

Twin blasts hit India express train

Twin blasts ripped through two coaches of a passenger train Thursday morning minutes after it pulled into the station, killing a 22-year-old woman and injuring nine people, officials said. Authorities suspect the blasts were caused by bombs planted on the Bangalore-Guwahati Express train, said M. Bhupati, the spokesman for India's southern railway system. "The police...

Blast kills 23 in Pakistan

Blast kills 23 in Pakistan

A bomb exploded at a vegetable market in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi on Wednesday, killing 23 people and injuring at least 39, police and hospital officials said. Police said the bomb had been hidden in a box of guava fruit and detonated amid the morning traffic. Dr Javed Akram Qazi, vice chancellor of the...

Explosion at Ship-breaking Yard

4 killed by toxic gas

4 killed by toxic gas

Four workers were killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder exploded at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda of Chittagong yesterday. The incident happened when the victims were dismantling a scrap ship around 3:30pm. All the four died from inhaling carbon dioxide. With this, the death toll over the last two years at ship-breaking...

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