A drug peddler was killed and at least two police constables were injured during a “gunfight” with police at Kotwali Model Police Station in Jessore early today. The deceased was identified as Abu Taher, 40, son of late Sona Ullah, a resident of Jhumjhumpur area in the town, reports our Jessore correspondent quoting Iafiqul...
Law enforcers recovered over 500 crude bombs from a house believed to be used as a bomb making factory in Fulgazi upazila of Feni this evening, police said. None was arrested in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a raid at Hasanpur village in Anandapur union of the upazila around 8:00pm and made...
Police recovered 29 crude bombs and a magazine in an abandoned condition from Rampura in the capital this morning. Informed by locals, law enforcers recovered a bag containing the handmade bombs and magazine from near the Rampura Bridge around 8:30am, said Kripa Sindhu Bala, officer-in-charge (OC) of Rampura Police Station. None was arrested in this connection.
Pickets blasted four crude bombs in Rajshahi city this morning, on the last day of the BNP-led 18-party combine's countrywide hartal (shutdown). The alliance announced the 48-hour hartal demanding cancellation of polls results and protesting killing of the party men on the elections day. BNP activists blasted two handmade bombs in Laxmipur area around 9:30am, reports our Rajshahi correspondent quoting Ziaur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Boalia Police Station.
An eight-year-old boy sustained splinter injuries when a crude bomb exploded in his hand at Madhya Badda in the capital this morning. Victim Md Fahim was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severely burn injuries in two fingers of his left hand.
Eight police personnel and two presiding officers were injured when anti-election activists attacked several polling centres in Lalmonirhat, Jhenidah and Bogra in an attempt to thwart today's general election. Meanwhile, more than 25 crude bombs were blasted at different polling centers in Bogra, Jessore, Rajshahi, Chittagong and Jhenidah. Miscreants looted ballot boxes from four polling stations in Jessore and torched a police vehicle in Chittagong.
A minor boy was injured critically when a crude bomb exploded in his hand in the capital’s Lalbagh area this morning. The victim Abid Hassan Rakib, 10, a street urchin, lost four fingers of his right hand and sustained splinter injuries in his face when the explosion took place in Chamrapatti area around 7:00pm.
Miscreants blasted a crude bomb near the local election office in Satkhira Sadar upazila and four more in the town last night hours before beginning of the opposition-sponsored 48-hour nationwide shutdown. None was injured in the incidents, reports our correspondent in Satkhira. A rice-laden truck was also torched at Bhomra land port. Meanwhile, activists of Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal, the youth front of the BNP, blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway for half an hour by felling logs and burning tyres in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj...
Miscreants hurled two crude bombs at an election rally at Islambagh in the old part of the capital this afternoon, leaving several people injured. Police incident took place around 5:00pm in the electoral constituency of ruling Awami League candidate Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin. Azizul Haque, officer-in-charge of Chawkbazar Police Station, told The Daily Star that none was arrested in this connection.
Police arrest three Shibir men and seize 134 crude bombs and huge amount of bomb-making materials raiding a mess in the capital's Mohammadpur area