Two policemen have been injured in bomb blast at Science Laboratory intersection area in the capital.
The incident took place at 9:15pm on Saturday.
The injured policemen are assistant sub inspector Shahabuddin, 35, and constable Aminul, 40.
Sub inspector at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Bacchu Mia confirmed it.
UNB adds: Both of them are members of the protection team of LGRD minister Tazul Islam, said in-charge of DMCH police camp inspector Bachchu Mia.
He, however, could not confirm whether they were providing escort to the minister when the crude bomb went off with a big bang around 9:20pm.
Sources at the DMCH said Shahabuddin sustained injuries to his both legs under knee while Aminul to fingers of his right hand.
They were first taken to a local hospital and then shifted to the DMCH.
Being informed, a bomb disposal unit rushed to the spot.