Two minor girls killed in city crude bomb blast


Two minor girls were killed when a crude bomb exploded in the city’s Mirpur area on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Kulsum Akhter, 9, and Riya Akhter of Mirpur-13.

Kazi Wajed Ali, officer-in-charge of Kafrul police station, said suddenly a crude bomb went off when Kulsum and her four-and-half-year-old niece Riya were playing in front of their house in the afternoon, leaving the duo injured.

The injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital at about 3:30 pm where Kulsum succumbed to her injuries at about 6:30 pm while Riya at about 7:30 pm.

Police said both the minor girls might have met the tragedy while playing with the abandoned crude bomb.

Source: UNBConnect


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