Encounter Underway In Dhaka, Bomb Hurled


Dhaka: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have cordoned off a residence on Mirpur Mazar Road in Dhaka, suspecting the building to be a militant hideout, reported Bangladesh media. Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has said its personnel have come under bomb attack after cordoning off a suspected militant hideout in the capital’s Mirpur.

intelligence suggests a ‘daring militant’ was holed out in the house and stashed away high quality explosives. Several bombs, including some Molotov cocktails, were hurled from inside the six-storey house around 1am on Tuesday, RAB reported.