Ansar killed, 4 including 2 armed police, hurt in airport knife attack

Ansar killed, 4 including 2 armed police, hurt in airport knife attack

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Dhaka – An Ansar member was killed and four people, including two members of Airport Armed Police (AAP) and two of Ansar, were injured as a cleaner of a private firm stabbed them at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday evening.
Sub-inspector Alamgir Hossain of Airport Police Station identified the deceased as Shohagh Ali, 30, an Ansar member who was on duty at the airport, UNB news agency reported.The injured AAP members are Ashique and Istiaque, said ASP Tanjina of the Airport Armed Police.
Alamgir said three Ansar members were also admitted to Kurmitola General Hospital with stab injuries.
Contacted, AAP commanding officer Rashedul Islam Khan confirmed the incident, saying four of their members were also injured in the attack.
He said the AAP members detained the attacker with multiple wounds.
According to the intelligence sources, a young cleaner of AK Trader stabbed an Ansar member at Gate No-3 of the departure lounge around 6:30 pm, as he was prevented from entering the airport carrying a knife.
As fellow Ansar members rushed in, the attacker also stabbed two other Ansar members, including a female one.
When the AAP members chased the attacker known as Shihab, he stabbed some of them. At one stage, the attacker was caught near Row No-6 inside the departure lounge.
The injured cleaner along with three other injured were rushed to Kurmitola General Hospital where Shohagh succumbed to his injuries, said SI Alamgir.
An earlier UNB report said: At least six people, including three members of Airport Armed Police (AAP) and three of Ansar, were reportedly injured as a cleaner of a private firm stabbed them at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday evening.
Contacted, commanding officer of Airport Armed Police Rashedul Islam Khan confirmed the incident saying that four of their members were injured in the attack.
But intelligence sources six people suffered injuries in the incident.
Rashedul Islam said the AAP members detained the attacker with bullet wounds but could not provide his name.
According to the intelligence sources, a young cleaner of AK Trader stabbed an Ansar member at Gate No-3 of the departure lounge around 6:30 pm, as he was prevented from entering the airport for carrying a knife.
As fellow Ansar members rushed in, the attacker also stabbed two other Ansar members, including a female one.
When the AAP members chased the attacker, he stabbed three of them. At one stage, the attacker was caught near Row No-6 inside the departure lounge.

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