Update: Once again clashes started between the terrorists and security forces at Sylhet. The JMB terrorists started firing from the house in which they are hiding. Atleast, more then 8 – 11 terrorists are suspected to be hiding in the house. Section 144 has been imposed in and around the spot. The Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal have said that the Army has been deployed at the spot.
Dhaka: Suspected militants hurled grenades at the law enforcers from a “hideout” in Moulvibazar Sadar upazila this morning as the latter have cordoned off two houses there since early on Wednesday.
None was reported injured in the explosion, reports our correspondent quoting police.
A house in Borohat area under Sadar municipality and another in Sarker Bazar area under Khalilpur union have been kept cordoned off suspecting militant dens, said Mohammad Shahjalal, superintendent of police in Moulvibazar.
Mohibul Islam, deputy commissioner of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told the media that militants hurled a grenade at the law enforcers from a hideout there this morning.
Members of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit from Dhaka and police were conducting the drive, Mohibul said.