Fourth wartime bomb found at Dhaka airport – National –

Published : Monday, 28 December, 2020 at 7:15 PM
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Fourth wartime bomb found at Dhaka airport

A fourth Liberation War time bomb weighing nearly 250 kg was found during the ongoing piling at the construction site of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday.

A bomb disposal unit of the Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu rushed to the spot and defused the bomb.

The bomb was then taken to a safe place with the necessary precautions for disposal.

On December 9, 14 and 19 three more wartime bombs were found during the construction work of the third terminal.

Bomb experts have opined that the bomb was dropped on the ground during the War of Liberation in 1971 like the previous bombs found at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.



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