3 hurt in fire bomb attack
Manikganj: Three people, including a truck driver, suffered burn injuries as miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at a truck at Golra in Saturia upazila in Manikganj on Thursday, the 5th day of another spell of 120-hour nationwide hartal, enforced by the BNP-led 20-Party Alliance.
The injured are truck driver Iqbal Hossain, of Koiadi village of Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh, his helper Sumon Miah,16, of the same village and Abul Kalm,28.
Police and fire fighters said the Manikganj-bound truck from Bhaluka caught fire when some miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at it around 4:30am, leaving the trio injured.
On information, fire fighters went to the spot and doused the fire. They rescued the victims and admitted them to sadar hospital.
Saturia police officer-in-charge Habibullah Sarkar said the injured were sent to the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital for better treatment.