Blasts aimed at destabilising country: DMP
Terming the blasts at Dhaka’s Huseni Dalan a planned attack, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said a vested quarter carried out the attack to destabilise the country.
“Primarily, it seems to be a planned attack,” the DMP chief told journalists after visiting the spot around 6:00am today.
“Three bombs were blasted in the gathering despite tight security,” the police commissioner said.
The police officer however claimed that the law and order situation in the country have now at satisfactory level.
A child was killed and about 87 others were injured in the bomb explosions around 1:30am when members of Shia community were gathering there hours before the traditional Tajia procession to mark the holy Ashura.
Sixty of the injured were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital while others were admitted to the Mitford Hospital in the capital.