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Unidentified youth kills in bomb blast in capital

DHAKA, March 17, 2017 (BSS) - An unidentified youth was killed in bomb blast at city's Airport area this afternoon as the youth himself was carrying an explosive in his body.

He was 27.

"An un-identified youth who was carrying explosives and was killed in explosion in front of a makeshift office of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 on Airport-Ashkona road at around 1.15 pm," said Commander of RAB-1 Lieutenant Colonel Sarwar Bin Quashem.

He said the youth perhaps came here for carrying out any destructive

activities. But the RAB official, however, could not identify the youth immediately.

The RAB and Police already have cordoned the area after the incident,he said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)