At least 10 people, including five ruling party men, were injured when several crude bombs were set off in different
places of the city on Monday afternoon.
Five activists of ruling Awami League and its associate bodies suffered injuries when 5-6 crude bombs were exploded near the Central Shaheed Minar on Dhaka University campus around 4pm, said sources at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
They are Md Hasan, 30, Milon, 30, Quader, 32, Abdul Latif, 35, and Aslam, 35.
They came to the capital from Nawabganj upazila of Dhaka to join the AL rally at Suhrawardy Udyan when the came under attack, said the sources.
Pedestrian Abdul Jabbar, 40, was injured when miscreants blasted two crude bombs near Tanti Bazar under Kotwali Police Station around 3:30 pm.
In another incident, rickshaw-puller Milon, 30, and his passenger Nipa Akhter, 25, sustained injuries from splinters as three bombs went off near Suritala School under Bangshal police at the same time.
Miscreants blasted 2-3 crude bombs at Azimpur bus stand around 3:30pm, leaving Samiul, 45, a rickshaw-puller, wounded.
In another incident at Nazirabazar crossing under Bangshal police station, Rejaul Bepari, 30, a hotel employee, was injured as 2-3 bombs were exploded in the area around 4pm.
The injured were taken to the DMCH.
Meanwhile, 2-3 crude bombs were hurled targeting a bus in Asad Gate area at about 6:30 pm while 5-6 more were blasted near Al-Helal Hospital of Senpara Parbata in Mirpur-10 at about 7:15 pm.
No injuries were reported in the last two incidents.