Five persons, including four policemen, were injured as a recovered bomb exploded inside Pallabi police station in the capital around 7:00 am on Wednesday.
Two of the injured police officials have been taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and one at National Eye Institute.The injured are identified as Inspector (Operations) Imranul Islam (48), Sub-Inspectors Sajib Khan (30), Angkush Kumar (28) and Rumi Tabres Haider (28) and a police station staffer Mohammad Riaj (28).
Confirming the matter, Pallabi Zone Assistant commissioner Firoz Kawsar said, "Inspector among five cops were injured in the blast."
"A team of police brought a bomb-like object after recovering it from Kalshi graveyard early today. We informed the Bomb Disposal Unit to neutralise it. However it exploded before the unit could reach to the police station," he added.