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Case filed over Sholakia terror attack


A case was filed against two people in connection with Thursday’s terrorist attack near Sholakia Eidgah here that left four people, including two policemen, dead.Mohammad Samsuddin, sub-inspector (investigation) of Pakundia Police Station, filed the case under the Anti-terrorism Act in the afternoon, three days after the incident.
Shariful Islam alias Shafiul Islam alias Saiful Islam, 22, son of Abdul Hye of Ghoraghat upazila in Dinajpur district and Zahidul Haq alias Tanim, 24, son of Abdus Sattar of Tarapasha area in Kihoreganj district town, who were arrested in this connection, are the accused.
Mir Mosharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj Model Police Station, said among the accused Shariful was undergoing treatment at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital while Zahidul was in police custody.
Besides, the body of Abir Rahman, a student of North South University and an alleged militant who was killed in a gunfight with police on that day, was kept at Bajitpur Zahurul Islam Medical College, he said.
Earlier on July 7, at least four people, including two policemen, were killed and 12 others injured in a bomb attack coupled with an exchange of gunfire after terrorists attacked at a temporary police check post near Sholakia Eidgah in Sadar upazila of Kishoreganj.
Police recovered two firearms, two local made weapons, two rounds of bullets and four magazines from the spot, he added.


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