1 killed in Chittagong bomb blast
Chittagong, 26 February 2015, Nirapad News: A man was killed in a crude bomb explosion in Chittagong on Wednesday evening. Police said miscreants had exploded the bomb around 7 pm at C&B intersection of Chandgaon area of the district.
Md Ridwan (50) rushed to the Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) after he was injured in the blast. He died at the hospital around 9:30pm, CMCH police outpost Assistant Sub-Inspector Pankaj Barua told the press.
Ridwan died from extreme blood loss, said the duty doctors at CMCH. Chandgaon Police Station Sub-Inspector Sajal Kanti Dey told, they were raiding the adjacent areas to catch the bombers. No one, however, was arrested until 10pm.
More than 100 people have died throughout Bangladesh since the agitations of the BNP and its allies began from Jan 5. Most of them died from arson and bomb attacks.
Miscreants also set two buses on fire in the port city on Wednesday evening. Chittagong Metropolitan Police’s Additional Deputy Commissioner (North) Shariful Islam said the bus was torched near Bahaddarhat Bus Terminal around 8pm.
The police officials on duty in the area and locals had put out the fire immediately, he said, adding that there were no casualties. The other bus was set ablaze half an hour later near the Ansar camp near EPZ Police Station