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Friday, 24 March 2017

Bomber dies in suicide attack on police outpost near Dhaka airport

So far only the attacker has been reported killed.
Police have cordoned off the site Dhaka Tribune
A suicide attack has been carried out on a police check post at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport intersection in Dhaka at 8pm Friday.

Assistant Commissioner of police (Airport) Ruhul Amin Shagor said a suicide bomber attempted to attack the police box overlooking the airport intersection.
He confirmed the attacker has been killed, and no other casualties reported.Police have cordoned off the site Adil Sakhawat/Dhaka Tribune

The attacker, an adult man dressed in jeans and a shirt tried to blow up the outpost with explosives in his pocket or tied around his waist.
The explosion ripped through the right side of his waist and left a gory mess.Salauddin, a tea seller who witnessed the scene said he heard a loud explosion around 7:45pm.

He said: “I turned around and found a man’s mangled body lying bloody in front of the police box.”

The suicide attack comes exactly a week after another bomb attack on the Rapid Action Battalion camp at Ashkona, barely half a kilometer away from tonight’s site.

This is a developing story so please be tuned with us for further updates.

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