21 August Grenade Attack through the eyes of journalists on spot
12:39 PM, October 10, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:26 PM, October 10, 2018

August 21 blast through the eyes of journalists on spot

It happened 14 years and 48 days ago. Perpetrators attempted to assassinate Awami League President Sheikh Hasina carrying out a grenade attack on a rally on Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka. The attack took place on August 21, 2004 that left 24 dead and scores injured.

Anisur Rahman, deputy chief photographer of The Daily Star, and Jakir Hossain Mithu, senior cameraperson of ATN Bangla, were on the spot and witnessed the horror. They have shared their experience with us in this video.

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Grameenphone and Robi:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2222

Banglalink:
Type START <space> BR and send SMS it to 2225

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