Bangladesh: Bomb blasts in Hindu temple injure 10 people

imagesDHAKA: In Bangladesh, 10 people were injured today in crude bomb blasts on the premises of a Hindu temple in Dinajpur, northern part of the country.Police said miscreants hurled 3 crude bombs at a crowd of devotees during a Rash festival mela at Kantaji temple.
While the motive of the assailants in not known, police have arrested 3 for suspected involvement.The bombs were hurled on a makeshift structure on the temple grounds where local people were enjoying a religious drama, a traditional feature of the annual Rash festival.
According to Report that following the blast authorities have beefed up security in the area and cancelled the festival programmes.The attack comes hardly within two weeks of an attack on Italian priest in Dinajpur, and a week after death threats were sent to 10 Christian priests in the district of Rangpur.
Dinajpur Superintendent of Police said police are investigating into the motive of the crime and 3 suspects have already been arrested.The bombs were hurled on a makeshift structure on the temple grounds where local people were enjoying a religious drama, a traditional feature of the annual Rash festival of the Hindu community.
Following the blast ,authorities have beefed up security in the area and cancelled further festival programmes specialy since the temple is also a tourist spot .
The attack comes hardly 15 days after an attack on Italian priest in Dinajpur, and a week after death threats were sent to 10 Christian priests in the district of Rangpur.

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