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Bomb attack on police: Two ‘Neo JMB members’ held

| Updated: October 14, 2019 17:08:44

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The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit arrested two suspected members of ‘Neo JMB’ from Mohammadpur on Sunday over attacks targeting police at Science Lab and Gulistan. 

Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner of DMP (media) confirmed their arrest but did not disclose their identities.

Further information about the duo will be given at a press conference later in the day, UNB reported quoting the DMP official. 

On August 31, two policemen were injured when a crude bomb exploded near Science Laboratory crossing in the city. Both of them were members of the protection team of LGRD Minister Tazul Islam.

Besides, five people, including three traffic policemen, were injured in separate incidents of crude bomb explosion in the city's Malibagh and Gulistan areas on April 29 and May 26 respectively. 

On September 1, the then DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia claimed that terrorist groups were involved in these attacks.

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