Saturday, 25 March 2017 10:15

1 dead near Dhaka airport police box blast

News Flash Correspondent One person was killed in a blast at airport police checkpost near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Friday evening. The blast happened around 7pm in the area, says airport thana acting officer-in-charge (OC), Nur-e- Azam Mia. Dead is identified as the attacker, says the OC without naming the alleged attacker. Detail in this regard would be known later on, the OC added. Earlier a suspected suicide bomber on last Friday noon blew himself up at the temporary RAB camp, proposed headquarters of the elite force, in Haji camp area of Dhaka’s Ashkona. The Islamic State (IS) reportedly claimed the responsibility for the suicide blast hours after the attack.
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