Bangladesh blast targets MP

Fifteeen injured as attackers throw bomb at car belonging to member of parliament.

    Fifteen supporters of MP Fazle Noor Taposh were injured in the attack [AFP]

    Mahiduddin said Taposh fled in his car, which was slightly damaged. Police are investigating why he was targetted.

    Bangladesh has a history of political violence and attacks on political rivals are common.

    Taposh is the son of Sheikh Fazlul Haq Moni, a politician who was killed in a military coup in 1975 in which Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country's founding father, was also killed.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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