A cocktail explosion took place on the road in front of the house of Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.
The incident took place on Monday (March 28) night on the Basurhat-Daganbhuna road in Bararajapur village of Kompaniganj in Noakhali.
According to locals, the terrorists exploded a few cocktails on the road while fleeing in a CNG-powered autorickshaw at around 10 pm and fled. Hearing the sound, the people around came out and did not see anyone. However, no casualties were reported.
Kompaniganj police officer in charge (OC) Sajjad Roman confirmed the matter and said that after receiving the news, the police rushed to the spot and recovered an unexploded cocktail. The matter is being investigated and legal action is being taken.
Earlier in the day, several people were accused of firing cocktails on the road in front of the house. Abdul Quader Mirza, mayor of Basurhat municipality, younger brother of the bridge minister, lives in the same house. He went to the United States for treatment and is now on his way home