Live Correspondent: A suspected suicide bomber was killed as bomb blew off while attempting to attack on a Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) camp at Ashkona in capital’s Uttara area, says a RAB official.
Airport police Officer-in-charge (OC) Nure Azam Mia said a young man, in his twenties, climbed in through the wall of a RAB camp beside the Haji camp at Ashkona. He made the bomb exploded as RAB members tried to stop him and died on the spot.
Director of legal and media wing of Rab headquarters Mufti Mahmud Khan said an unidentified young man entered the under-construction site climbing the wall of adjacent Hajj camp around 1:05pm.
When two RAB members saw the unidentified young man, they challenged him. The young man started running away and at one stage one bomb, attached with his body, went off with a big bang, leaving him dead on the spot and two RAB men injured.
The injured RAB officials were admitted to hospital.
The incident took place a day after four suspected militants were killed during a special raid by joint forces on a militant hideout at Premtala in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong.
Dhaka, 17 March, (campuslive24.com) //AM