Bangladesh: Bomb explodes at Pallabi police station, 5 injured

A bomb explosion at Pallabi police station compound in Dhaka has left five people, including four policemen, injured.

The incident occurred at around 6am on Wednesday.

Pallabi police station Officer-in-Charge Nazrul Islam said a police team recovered the bomb, which was hidden inside a digital weighing machine commonly used in general stores, during an operation in Pallabi’s Kalshi area early on Wednesday. Three local criminals were also arrested during the operation.

The bomb accidentally went off when the policemen tried to defuse it at the police station.

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Source: Dhaka Tribune