On Thursday two suspected suicide bombers of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh blew themselves up, killing five other people and injuring at least 50 in a crowd in front of Udichi office in Netrakona. Ten policemen were among the wounded.
Meanwhile, there were ten bomb explosions on the same day in Meherpur. One person was killed in the explosions. Main opposition Awami League has called a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the district for Sunday to protest the blast incident.
Fifth since the first ever suicide bombing in Jhalakathi, Thursday’s attack took place in the hometown of State Minister for Home Affairs Lutfozzaman Babar. Casualties rose to 25 with the latest one in a series of suicide blasts that earlier hit Jhalakathi on November 14, Chittagong and Gazipur on November 29 and Gazipur again two days later.
Amir Khasru has more on the story.