Kishoreganj, July 7: Bangladesh witnessed another attack in less than a week. Incidentally this attack comes just a day after an ISIS video warned of more strikes in Bangladesh.
Today's Kishoreganj attack according to the Information Minister of Bangladesh was a political attack and did not have any Islamic agenda behind it.
Today's blast took place outside one of Bangladesh's largest Eid congregation. It was a molotov cocktail bomb that had been hurled and according to reports it was aimed at the police party and not the public.
The attack comes at a time when the country has been on high alert following the Dhaka attack which left over 20 dead.
In today's attack, one police personnel died while five others have been injured.Those who hurled the bomb at Kishoregenj have taken shelter near the Azimuddin school. There was reportedly a gunfight with the police.
Incidentally the attack comes a day after a video was posted by the ISIS in which more strikes in the country were threatened. The ISIS had claimed responsibility for the Dhaka attack but the government ruled out that possibility.