Explosion at Pallabi Police Station, 5 injured
Published: 11:07 AM, 29 July 2020 Updated: 12:37 PM, 29 July 2020
Five people including four policemen were injured in an explosion inside the Pallabi police station compound in the capital early Wednesday.
On information, the members of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)'s bomb disposal unit rushed to the spot.
Two of the injured have been taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and the rest to National Eye Hospital.
Walid Hossain, Deputy Commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said that Pallabi police arrested three terrorists with two firearms and brought them to the police station. The terrorists had a device like a weighing machine. The device exploded when it was placed in the duty officer's room.
However, Pallabi police station sources said that a terrorist was arrested along with a firearm and four cocktails and brought to the police station. The bomb disposal unit was called to diffuse the cocktails. Five people were injured when the cocktails exploded while trying to diffuse these.