Grenade Attack

Grenade Attack

21 Aug attack wouldn't be possible without govt's direct patronage: Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said it was not possible to carry out an attack like that of 21 August 2004 had there been no direct patronage from the BNP-Jamaat government

21 Aug attack wouldn't be possible without govt's direct patronage: Sheikh Hasina

21 August grenade attack

17th anniversary of grisly attack being marked

On this day in 2004, the grisly grenade attack was carried out on an anti-terrorism rally organised by Awami League at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital city during the BNP-Jamaat alliance rule

At least 24 leaders and activists, including AL women affairs secretary and late president Zillur Rahman's wife Ivy Rahman, were killed and 300 others injured in the grenade attack on 21 August 2004

PM Hasina says Khaleda, her son behind 21 Aug attack

Recalling the barbaric carnage, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday alleged that then PM Khaleda Zia staged the 21 August 2004 grenade attack as carrying out killings is their habit.

PM Sheikh Hasina.

16th anniversary of 21 August grenade attack today

The nation on Friday marks the 16th anniversary of the 21 August grenade attack on a rally of then opposition Bangladesh Awami League in Dhaka aimed at making the oldest political party in the ...

Astounded Sheikh Hasina after the attack

Such brutality must end

Fifteen years ago, on 21 August 2004, the leader of the opposition at the time, along with other leaders of Awami League, narrowly escaped death when a grenade attack was launched at an Awami League ...

Such brutality must end

21 Aug grenade attack not possible without govt patronisation: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asserted that punishment would be inflicted to those responsible for the grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital on 21 August 2004.She also ...

21 Aug grenade attack not possible without govt patronisation: PM Hasina

Nation observing 15th anniversary of 21 Aug grenade attacks

The nation is observing the 15th anniversary of the gruesome grenade attacks on an Awami League (AL) rally in the capital 21 August in 2004 with heavy hearts.The nation’s long wait seeking ...

Nation observing 15th anniversary of 21 Aug grenade attacks

Series of sabotages led to 21 August grenade attack

A decade and a half ago, on 21 August 2004, the militant group Harkatul Jihad carried out a devastating grenade attack on an Awami League gathering at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital city Dhaka. ...

Series of sabotages led to 21 August grenade attack

2 ex-IGPs get bail in grenade attack case

The High Court on Monday granted six-month bail to former Inspectors General of Police (IGP) Ashraful Huda and Shahudul Haque, who were convicted in a case filed over 21 August grenade attack, ...

2 ex-IGPs get bail in grenade attack case

Security beefed up ahead of 21 August grenade attack verdict

Security has been tightened in and around the tribunal area in Old Dhaka ahead of the 21 August grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital in 2004.The Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 at Old ...

Security beefed up ahead of 21 August grenade attack verdict
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