2 cops injured in bomb blast in city

Correspondent . Dhaka Medical | Update:

Police cordon the spot, where bomb attack was taken place aiming police, with security tape in Science Lab intersection area, Dhaka on Saturday night. Photo: Tanvir AhmedTwo 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.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia visits the spot of bomb attack in Science Lab intersection area, Dhaka on Saturday night. Photo: Tanvir AhmedUNB 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.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia talks to media after visiting the spot of bomb attack in Science Lab intersection area, Dhaka on Saturday night. Photo: Tanvir AhmedThey were first taken to a local hospital and then shifted to the DMCH.

Being informed, a bomb disposal unit rushed to the spot.

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