2 bombs recovered at Farmgate, Paltan
02:00 AM, July 24, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:49 PM, July 24, 2019

2 bombs recovered at Farmgate, Paltan

Police have defused two bombs which were recovered at Farmgate and Paltan areas of Dhaka last night.

Law enforcers were investigating how the bombs had been put in the places and people involved behind it.

Farmgate

One bomb was recovered near the traffic police box at Khamarbari intersection around 9:15pm. 

Later members of a bomb disposal unit defused it, Shamim Ur Rashid Talukdar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Tejgaon Police Station, told The Daily Star this morning.

Paltan

The second bomb was recovered at Paltan intersection at 10:45pm, said Abul Hasan, OC of Shahbagh Police Station. 

It was defused at 1:00am, the police official added.

Law enforcers have been examining CCTV footage to know how the two bombs were put there, our staff correspondent said quoting police.

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