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Old Dhaka flat looted blasting bombs

3/4 inmates injured

New Age Online

Robbers looted Tk one lakh cash and other valuables, including gold ornaments, from a flat in Islambagh area of the old part of Dhaka city inflicting splinter injuries on 3/4 people  early Tuesday, UNB reported.
Quoting the house inmates, sub inspector Habibur Rahman of Chwakbazar police station said a gang of robbers numbering 5-6 first knocked the door of a flat on the second floor of the 5-storey building at 59/3/B West Islambagh saying that they were employees of the factory on the ground floor of the building at about 4:30 am.
As they said they came to take drinking water, Karim Fakir,55, owner of the flat, opened the door.
Then the gangsters kept the inmates of the flat hostage at gunpoint inside a room and looted valuables, including cash Tk one lakh and 5-6 vories of gold ornaments, said Habib.
The bandits decamped with the booty exploding a crude bomb whose splinters injured Karim and two to three of his family members.
Injured Karim was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital while others were given first aid.




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