41 bombs seized in PabnaNew Age Online
At least 41 bombs including 29 petrol bombs and 12 crude bombs were recovered by the members of Rapid Action Battalion in a ditch of a residence in Chatmohar upazila under Pabna district early Tuesday, an elite force official said.
RAB also recovered four rounds of bullets (one live and three empty bullets) left abandoned in the house.
On secret information, a team of RAB-12, conducted a drive at Kumargara area in the upazila at around 2.00am and found the bombs and cartriges in the ditch behind the house of Bhola Howladar, said Major ABM Farukuzzaman, company commander of RAB-12, Pabna camp.
Miscreants might have kept the bombs in the ditch to create anarchy, Major Farukuzzaman said, adding they handed those over to Chatmohar police station.
None was arrested in this connection, he said.
Officer-in-charge of Chatmohar police station Md. Asaduzzaman Munshi said the petrol bombs and handmade bombs were kept in the police station for disposing.
Earlier, RAB-12, in another drive on December 28 last year, seized 25 bombs and 10 crude bombs from behind of a market in the upazila.
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