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IS claims responsibility for Science Lab intersection attack on cops

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 1st September, 2019 09:01:51 AM
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IS claims responsibility for Science Lab intersection attack on cops

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Militant activity watchdog SITE Intelligence Group has said that the Middle East based militant outfit Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on police at Science Lab area in the capital.

In a twitter message of the ‘Site Intel Group’, it wrote on Sunday: “IS Claims credit for bomb blast on police in Bangladeshi capital”.

The attack took place at around 9:20pm on Saturday at Science Lab intersection.

Two policemen, including a security detail of LGRD Minister Tazul Islam, were injured in the blast.

Earlier in a statement, the IS claimed responsibility of the two bombings that took place in April and May at Gulistan and Malibagh and recovery of two bombs from near police boxes at Paltan and Khamarbari in July  this year in Dhaka.