Two cops, three others hurt in Chattogram police box explosion

Staff Correspondent

29th February, 2020 12:11:56 printer

Two cops, three others hurt in Chattogram police box explosion

At least five persons including two cops were injured in an explosion at a police box at Sholoshahar Gate No.2 area in the port city Chattogram on Friday night.

The injured were identified as Traffic Sergeant Arafat, Assistant Sub Inspector Atauddin, locals Jahid Bin Jahangir, Md Suman and a 10-year-old boy.

Sources said an explosion took place inside the police box at the Sholoshahar around 9:00pm.

The explosion left the two on-duty cops and the rest three injured.

They were rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital and undergoing treatment there, said ASI Alauddin Talukder of the hospital police outpost.

Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) Additional Commissioner Amena Begum said they found evidence of explosion.

The members of bomb disposal unit are coming from the capital and they will be able to describe details after inspection, she said.

Members of CMP Counter Terrorism unit, Detective Branch, Police Bureau of Investigation and Criminal Investigation Department rushed to the spot after the incident, said the sources.


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