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6 hurt at Raash Mela blast


At least six people got injured in an explosion in the Jatra pandal during Raash Mela, held on Kantaji Temple premises in Dinapur’s Kaharol upazila on early Saturday.Police have held three people in this connection.The injured were rushed to Dinajpur Medical College Hospital.A doctor of the hospital, Sohel Ullah said the injured are out of danger.Caretaker of the temple, Premnath Roy, 60, told Prothom Alo that an explosion occurred inside the pandal near the temple.The fair organiser Mohammad Hares Ali Shah said nobody was seen trying to flee the scene after the blast. Most of the victims suffered leg injuries.It has been suspected that the explosives were planted underground.Kaharol police station officer-in-charge Mohammad Abdul Mojid said three suspects have been held in this connection.
source:Prothom Alo


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