Hand bombs exploded near AL head office
3 February 2015, Nirapad News: Several hand bomb explosions took place when a rally was in progress at AL head office on Tuesday. Two bombs exploded at both ends of the street leading to the office at the capital’s Gulistan area.
Activists of the ruling party and its affiliates had gathered to attend a rally in protest of the BNP-sponsored blockade and shutdowns.The first explosion happened at 11:16am at one end of the street and a minute later another blast took place at the opposite end.
Around 1,000 supporters of the ruling Awami League, who came at the rally, started demonstrating immediately after the blasts.
The rally was addressed by the party’s Dhaka metropolitan unit General Secretary Mofazzal Hossain Maya and Organising Secretary Shahe Alam Murad.
Meanwhile, the ruling Awami League has been regularly holding rallies and processions in Dhaka and different parts of the country protesting the BNP-sponsored programmes.