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Nasim’s motorcade attacked in Rajshahi

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Miscreants hurled crude bombs at the motorcade of Awami League presidium member and former home minister Mohammad Nasim Thursday afternoon when he was going to attend an election campaign at Charghat in Rajshahi.
Local Awami League sources said Nasim along with former mayor of Rajshahi AHM Khairuzzaman Liton were going to join a campaign for Shahriar Alam, the AL nominated candidate for January 5 parliamentary polls.
Their motorcade came under an attack by unknown miscreants when they reached Sardah Bazar under the upazila at around 12.00pm. Miscreants hurled two handmade bombs at the motorcade, but missed the target.
Charghat police station officer-in-charge Golam Mortuza, however, told New Age that two fire crackers were blasted as the motorcade ran past the area.
Nobody was injured in the blast. Mortuza said they were looking into the matter.
AHM Khairuzzaman Liton claimed BNP and Jamaat men might have hurled the bombs.
Rajshahi district BNP president Nadim Mostafa, however, denied the charge and said it was a drama staged by the ruling party.
Mohammad Nasim, along with his associates, later, went to Mohanpur uazila to join another election campaign for AL backed candidate Ayen Uddin.




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