DHAKA: Some twenty one cocktails and two handmade bombs were exploded in capital’s Mirpur, Jatrabari, Satrasta, Agargaon, Banani and Babubazar areas during the hartal hours.
Besides, four cocktails were recovered from city’s Dhanmondi area in abandoned condition around 8:45am.
Witnesses said the cocktails were hurled from a CNG-run Auto-rickshaw but those are not exploded.
On information, police recovered and disposed the cocktails at premises of Dhanmondi police station. None was held in the connection.
Banglanews correspondent reports: Hartal supporters blasted five cocktails in front of Election Commission Bangladesh and Passport Office in city’s Agargaon area around 12:15 pm.
None was reportedly injured from the explosion.
Besides, a hand made bomb was exploded from a pro-hartal procession of Titumir College Chhatra Dal in Banani Bazar area around 12:00am.
Apart from this, pickets exploded a petrol bomb and three cocktails in city’s Mirpur section-11 around 6:20am,
Earlier, city Chhatra Dal brought out a procession at Mirpur-1 around 6:00am and later, the processionists exploded five cocktails.
Besides, two cocktails were blasted from a pro-hartal procession in city’s South Jatrabari area around 6:15am.
On the other hand, Chhatra Dal men exploded four cocktails at Satrasta intersection in city’s Tejgaon area around 6:05 am, banglanews correspondent reports.
Witnesses said a brisk procession was brought out under the banner of Chhatra Dal in front ot Bhagyakul Bikrampur Sweets.
BDST: 1258 HRS, MAR 18, 2013
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