Several crude bombs explode in capital
Several crude bombs exploded in a dustbin near the rail track in the capital's Moghbazar area yesterday after a cleaner had dumped garbage there in the morning.
The explosion spread panic among locals in Daktarer Goli area, said Kazi Mainul Hossain, officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station.
No casualty was reported following the blast.
Locals informed the law enforcers and fire service of the incident.
Police also found several unexploded crude bombs there, said the OC.
A team of bomb disposal unit defused one of the crude bombs there, said HM Azimul Haque, additional deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Ramna Division).
The other bombs were inactive, he added.
A resident of the area quoted the cleaner as saying that he collected the garbage from a housewife of a nearby flat.
The woman told the cleaner that those were just containers of pesticides, the resident said.
Police picked up six persons, including the housewife, from the flat, for interrogation.