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Bomb Attack

3 burnt in petrol bomb attacks

3 burnt in petrol bomb attacks

Three people were burnt in petrol bomb attacks in Sylhet and Rajshahi early today. The arson attacks took place during the 15th day of the countrywide nonstop blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance. Meanwhile, the alliance is observing a 24-hour shutdown in Rajshahi district including the city since 6:00pm yesterday protesting the arrest of...

Bomb attack on police bus

Bomb attack on police bus

At least 13 policemen and nine others were injured in two arson attacks in the capital last night. Six of them, including a cop, sustained burn injuries. According to police, miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at a bus carrying around 30 policemen near Matsya Bhaban intersection around 8:15pm. "The bus was returning to Rajarbagh Police...

Truck kills man while fleeing bomb attack in Gaibandha

Truck kills man while fleeing bomb attack in Gaibandha

A man was crushed under the wheels of a truck when he jumped off a bus to escape a petrol bomb attack by alleged blockaders in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha early today. Three passengers of the bus suffered burn injuries during the attack, reports our Gaibandha correspondent.  Pro-blockade activists hurled a petrol bomb on the...

Bomb attack on two Feni school kids sparks protest

Bomb attack on two Feni school kids sparks protest

Students of Feni Government Pilot High School yesterday formed a human chain in the town demanding immediate arrest of the culprits, who hurled a crude bomb on two fellow students of the school on Monday. The students boycotted their classes and took part in the human chain on College Road in the morning. Expressing solidarity...

Bomb Attack

Woman, 2 sons critically hurt

Three members of a family suffered burns as miscreants hurled a “petrol bomb” on the house of a college teacher in Kalaroa upazila of Satkhira in the early hours yesterday. Reasons behind the incident could not be known immediately. Khalilur Rahman, a lecturer of Sheikh Amanullah Degree College, said he had no idea as to who could make such an attack on his wife Jharna Begum, 35, and two sons Tanvir Rahman, 12, and Asad Hosen, 7, students of class seven...

Suicide bomb attack kills 20 in Yemen

Suicide bomb attack kills 20 in Yemen

At least 20 people were killed on Thursday when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden belt in a district of the Yemeni capital where supporters of Shia Muslim Houthi movement were to have held a rally, witnesses said. A Reuters witness counted at least 20 bodies after the attack on a checkpoint held by...

Editorial

Extremists regrouping

AUGUST 17 was the 9th anniversary of the countrywide bomb attack that proclaimed the existence of the religious extremists.  We are happy that there has not been any major terrorist activity since August 2004 and much of the credit must go to the proactive measures adopted by the law enforcing agencies, particularly Rab, for anticipating their plans and making timely arrests of members of the extremist groups. However, that is no reason for the government or the other relevant agencies...

Khaleda helped Aug 17 series bomb attackers: Ashraf

Khaleda helped Aug 17 series bomb attackers: Ashraf

Awami League spokesperson Syed Ashraful Islam today alleged that BNP Chairperson and the then prime minister Khaleda Zia was aware of the August 17 countrywide series bomb attacks. "We have evidence that Khaleda Zia was not only aware of the attacks, she also gave all-out support to the attackers and through the attacks, militant...

2 Dinajpur cops hurt in bomb attack by robbers

2 Dinajpur cops hurt in bomb attack by robbers

Two policemen sustained splinter injuries when robbers hurled three crude bombs targeting law enforcers at a local railway station in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur this morning. The injured sub-inspectors of Parbatipur Police Station -- Md Sadeque and Md Manik -- were whisked off to the upazila health complex, reports our Dinajpur correspondent. Meanwhile, police arrested...

Nato troops among 16 dead in Afghanistan attack

Nato troops among 16 dead in Afghanistan attack

A suicide bomber has killed 16 people - including four Nato soldiers - in an attack on the outskirts of Bagram air base in north-eastern Afghanistan. Ten civilians and two police officers were also reportedly killed in the attack on a clinic near the largest US base in the country. The attack comes amid tension...

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