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POST TIME: 19 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Bomb, bullets recovered from Paltan dustbin
UNB, Dhaka

Bomb, bullets recovered from Paltan dustbin

Police recovered a grenade and bullets from a dustbin on Box Culvert Road in the capital's Paltan area on Sunday night. The firearms were discovered by a group of street children who contacted police around 11:30pm, said Kazi Shahiduzzman, inspector (investigation) of Paltan Police Station. Later, a bomb disposal unit went to the site and recovered the grenade and 55 bullets of rifle, pistol and shotgun. The grenade was defused around 12:30am. Police said they had launched an investigation and were collecting surveillance camera footage to find out who dumped the bomb and bullets.