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Case filed over bomb attack on cops in Science Lab

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 1st September, 2019 10:51:07 AM
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Case filed over bomb attack on cops in Science Lab

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The police have filed a case against some unidentified people over the bomb attack on cops in Science Lab intersection in the capital on Saturday night.

Sub-inspector Jahirul Islam filed the case with New Market police station under explosive act.

Confirming the news, Inspecot (Investigation) of New Market police station Md Sher Alam said Md Alamgir Hossen Majumdar, sub-inspector of the thana will investigate the case.

Earlier on Saturday, two policemen, including a security detail of LGRD Minister Tazul Islam, were injured when a bomb went off at Science Lab intersection.

The bomb was thrown from the footbridge at the intersection around 9:20pm, said police and eyewitnesses. 

However, injured security detail ASI AB Shahabuddin said that it seemed to him that the bomb was thrown from Dhanmondi Road-1. 

Later, the Middle East based militant outfit Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the bomb attack.

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