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Dhaka busts militant den after deadly blast

DHAKA, April 4, (AFP): Bangladesh police said Monday they had seized a large quantity of explosives from a suspected Islamist militant hideout where two people were killed making grenades.

Police recovered 20 grenades and a large quantity of the explosive gel used to make them as well as four pistols when they stormed a house in the north of the country. “Some 200-300 grenades could be made with the gels that we’ve seized from the house,” Sherpur district police chief Mohammad Asaduzzaman told AFP by phone. “Our officers stormed the building after two people were injured as they were making a grenade at the house on Sunday night.

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