Two suicide bombers exploded in the city of Chittagong in Southeast Bangladesh, not wanting to surrender to the police. It is reported by Yahoo News.
According to Sanwara Hossein, Deputy Commissioner counterterrorism unit, the militants detonated an explosive device on the stairs of the building of the shelter. As a result of suicide bombing fragments of bodies were scattered within a radius of 30 meters. Police reported the deaths of six people, including a child; two of the patrol were wounded.
The security personnel surrounded the hideout of the Islamists after a shootout between suspected terrorists and patrol that occurred on Wednesday, March 15.
The head of the police Department of the city of Chittagong, Shahidul hack (Shahidul Haque) said that all the jihadists belonged to the new division of the local extremist group “Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen”, who is accused of a series of terrorist attacks, including a cafe in the capital, Dhaka, which killed 22 people.
Group “Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen” is accused of attacks on religious minorities and foreign citizens on the territory of the state. Bangladeshi authorities deny any involvement in the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) to the crimes.