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2 cops hurt in blast at Science Lab

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:12 PM, 31 August 2019  

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Two policemen were injured in a bomb explosion in front of a police box at Science Laboratory intersection in Dhaka on Saturday night, police said.

The incident took place around 10pm.

The injured police officials -- Assistant Sub Inspector Shahabuddin, 35, and Constable Aminul, 40, -- were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) after the incident and are now undergoing treatment there, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost.

The policemen sustained injuries in their hands and legs, Bachchu Mia added.

On information, a bomb disposal unit rushed to the spot, said Abu Saleh, a duty officer at New Market Police Station.

Police have cordoned off the Sciencelab intersection after the incident. The traffic on the road is now closed.