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Dhaka: Blast near Eid congregation prayer venue; 4 dead, many injured

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Four people were killed and many others were injured in a blast near the venue of Eid-ul-Fitr congregation prayer. The blast occurred at the entry route of the venue in Kishwar Ganj.

According to information acquired by Abb Takk four people including a policeman were killed and 12 were injured.

According to police the blast occurred at the entry route of the venue in Kaishwar Ganj where attackers hurled local-made bombs at police team and there was also fire exchange between the police and attackers at the time of the blast.

According to Bangladeshi media over 300,000 people were present at the central Eid congregation here.

District Kishwar Ganj is 100 kilometers away from capital Dhaka.