Live Correspondent: An unidentified miscreant was killed and two Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members were injured in an attack on a RAB checkpost in the city’s Khilgaon area early Saturday.
Mufti Mahmud Khan, director of legal and media wing of Rab headquarters, said the miscreant riding a motorcycle made the attack with explosives on the checkpost of Rab-3 around 4:35am.
Seeing the attacker, the RAB members fired upon him, leaving him mortally wounded. The miscreant succumbed to his wounds after he was taken to a hospital.
RAB officials said the attacker was carrying explosives on his body and he was carrying a bag. The bag has not been touched yet, and will be opened once the bomb diffusing squad arrives on spot.
Two members of the elite force were injured in the attack.
Identities of the injured could not be known immediately.
Officials present on spot said the miscreant wanted to attempt another suicide bombing. They are suspicious of the miscreant and alleged that he is most likely a militant.
Dhaka, 18 March, (campuslive24.com) //AM