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Child among 3 hurt in Lalbagh bomb blast

Child among 3 hurt in Lalbagh bomb blast

Three people of a family including a child were injured in a bomb blast in Lalbagh of Dhaka this afternoon. Bappy, 27, Happy, 13, and Ripon, 6, were admitted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, said Mofiz Uddin Ahmed, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) of Lalbagh division. Bappy’s right elbow has been blown...

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...

Bomb kills Krishak League leader in Dhaka

Bomb kills Krishak League leader in Dhaka

  A local leader of Krishak League, a front organization of the ruling Awami League, was killed and five others were injured in a crude bomb blast at Islambagh in the old part of Dhaka this afternoon. The deceased was identified as Krishak League’s joint general secretary of Ward No. 24 in Chawkbazar area. Police said...

40 killed in Nigeria bus station blast

40 killed in Nigeria bus station blast

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided being blown up himself, said the blast set several buses...

Nigeria unrest: Kano mosque explosions 'kill many'

Nigeria unrest: Kano mosque explosions 'kill many'

Many people have been killed in three explosions during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say. The Central Mosque is close to the Emir of Kano's palace and is where the influential Muslim leader usually leads prayers. Many people have been killed in 3 explosions during...

Taliban bombs kill 10 cops in Afghanistan

Taliban bombs kill 10 cops in Afghanistan

Bombs exploded in three cities in Afghanistan on Monday killing at least 10 policemen, officials said, a day after a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself in Kabul's police headquarters killing one person. The Taliban were ousted from power in 2001 by US-led forces and they have been fighting ever since to oust foreign troops...

'Boko Haram kills 17' in Nigeria village attack

'Boko Haram kills 17' in Nigeria village attack

The Islamist group Boko Haram has been accused of killing 17 people in an attack on a village in north-east Nigeria, close to where hundreds of schoolgirls were seized. It comes a day after 118 people died in a twin bomb attack in the central city of Jos, also blamed on Boko Haram. In the...

Minor boy hurt in city bomb blast

Minor boy hurt in city bomb blast

A minor boy sustained injuries when a crude bomb exploded in the city’s Pallabi area today. Five-year-old Arif Hossain is son of Anju Mia of Kalshi under Pallabi Police Station in the capital. The victim’s mother Sabina Begum said the incident took place around 11:30am as a crude bomb went off while her son was...

Bomb blasts at Ctg police station, 2 cops hurt

Bomb blasts at Ctg police station, 2 cops hurt

Two policemen were injured, one critically, when a crude bomb went off inside Pahartali Police Station of Chittagong city early today. The explosion occurred around 12:30am when the law enforcers were making a seizure list at a room in the police station after arresting a youth with handmade bombs, a lighter gun (LG) and...

Abandoned Bomb Goes off

5 children hurt

Five children, including two brothers, were injured when an abandoned crude bomb went off at a village in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia yesterday. The children, aged between two and seven, found a ball-like object inside a rice mill at Bilshuka village around 2:30pm, witnesses said. Taking it for a toy, as the children fiddled with it, the bomb exploded, injuring all five. The siblings Bapi, 7, and Pappu, 2, sustained splinters in hands, neck, jaw and chest while their playmates Sakibur Rahman,...

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