2004 grenade attack | The Daily Star
  • Couldn’t have been possible without govt patronage

    Alleging that the then BNP-Jamaat government was involved in the August 21 grenade attack, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it is not possible to carry out such an attack without the patronage of a government.

  • From jaws of death to life unbearable

    Everyone thought she was dead and so was kept with dead bodies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. But she survived proving doctors and rescuers wrong.

  • Ride to death, return to life

    The clock struck 3 in the afternoon of August 21, 2004. At Sudha Sadan, the residence of Awami League President Sheikh Hasina, preparations were underway to head for Bangabandhu Avenue where the party was holding an anti-militancy rally.

  • Mufti Hannan

    Grenade attack on UK envoy: No bar to execute Huji chief Hannan

    No legal obstacle remains for the execution of the death sentence of three Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) militants including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan in a case filed for grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh in 2004. The Supreme Court dismisses a petition filed by Mufti Hannan seeking review of its verdict that upheld a High Court judgement awarding death penalty to the three in the case.

  • Aug 21 carnage: Who did it? (video)

    The gruesome killing on August 21, 2004 was one of the most shocking political crimes in the country's history. But what is more shocking is the list of the culprits behind the attack that has come into light after latest investigations.

  • Hasina blames govt, asks it to quit

    Leader of the Opposition Shiekh Hasina blamed the BNP-led coalition government for August 21, 2004 bomb and gun-attacks that she had narrowly escaped and demanded its immediate resignation.

  • Interpol issues red notice on Tarique

    Interpol issues red notice upon BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman in connection with August 21, 2004 grenade attack on Awami League rally that left 24 people dead.The name and details including photograph of Tarique, now staying in London, are posted as a wanted person on the Interpol website.