Suicide attack on police outpost near Dhaka airport

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A suicide attack has been carried out on a police check post at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport intersection in Dhaka at 8pm Friday.

Assistant Commissioner of police (Airport) Ruhul Amin Shagor said a suicide bomber attempted to attack the police box overlooking the airport intersection.

He confirmed the attacker has been killed, and no other casualties reported.

The attacker, an adult man dressed in jeans and a shirt tried to blow up the outpost with explosives in his pocket or tied around his waist.

The explosion ripped through the right side of his waist and left a gory mess.

Salauddin, a tea seller who witnessed the scene said he heard a loud explosion around 7:45pm.

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