09:10 PM, December 18, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:25 PM, December 18, 2018

Crude bomb blasted near AL electoral camp in Magura

Some unidentified criminals exploded a crude bomb in front of an electoral camp of Biren Sikder, Awami League candidate for Magura-2 constituency, this evening.

The bomb went off near the election camp at Simakhali Bazar in Magura’s Shalikha upazila around 7:00 pm, Tarikul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police Station, told our Kushtia correspondent.

Quoting witnesses and local AL men, the OC also said some unidentified youths on a black microbus blasted the crude bomb and fled the scene away.  

However, no one was reported to be injured in the blast.

Police also recovered an unexploded bomb from the spot, the OC said.  

Contacted, Biren Sikder, also state minister for youth and sports, blamed local Jamaat men for the attack.

However, the correspondent could not reach any Jamaat leader for comment in this connection.

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