Crude bombs were exploded at six different places in Jashore town targeting the residence of a local lawmaker and establishments belonging to Awami League leaders creating panic early today.
No casualties were reported immediately. However, the series of blasts triggered panic among the Awami League leaders and activists, our Benapole correspondent reports quoting police.
Police collected the samples and evidences from the scenes, said Apurba Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.
Criminals exploded crude bombs targeting the residence of ruling Awami League lawmaker from Jashore-3 Nabil Ahmed around 3:00am, the OC said.
The spate of bomb attacks followed at Hotel Jabir International, a five-star hotel facility, and Chaklader Filling Station belonging to Jashore unit AL’s General Secretary Shahin Chaklader, according to the police official.
Crude bombs were also charged targeting the residences of Tauhid Chaklader, a cousin of Shahin, Imam Hasan Lal, acting general secretary of Jashore town unit AL and Jubo League leader Rajibul Alam, the police official said.
Meanwhile, Shafiqul Islam Jewel, a local Jubo League leader said terrorists might have carried out the attacks to create fear among the people.
In his reaction, Moinuddin Mithu, organising secretary of Jashore district unit Jubo League, said perpetrators also hurled crude bombs at the residences of two local AL and Jubo League leaders on the night of January 25.