Petrol bomb hurled at bus in Bogra, 2 hurt
Bogra, Oct 10: Two people were injured as miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at a passenger bus on Dhaka-Bogura highway at Sajapur in Shahjahanpur upazila of the district on Wednesday, hours after the pronouncement of verdict in August-21 grenade attack case.
Police arrested one Nur Mohammad, 30, suspecting his involvement in the attack. He is a Bogura-based member of Jubo Dal, the youth wing of BNP, police said.
The injured are Munira Begum, 40, wife of Nazrul Islam of Nilphamari's Shimulbari village, and Anjuara Begum, 50, wife of Mozammel Haque of Sadar upazila of the district.
The driver stopped the bus after the miscreants hurled a bomb at the vehicle, according to Amina Khatun, a witness from Uttar Balapara in the upazila.
The attackers also vandalised the bus operated by Nabil Paribahan. Amina and her child jumped out of the bus's window when a seat in front of her was set ablaze.
Aslam Hossain, the driver of the damaged bus, said the attackers first targeted a truck and a bus, but they missed the targets. The attackers then hurled a bomb at the second bus, leaving the two women injured.