Female militant blows herself to avoid arrest in Dhaka

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Dhaka: A female militant was reportedly killed after she blew herself when the Dhaka police raided a building that was looking for Islamist radicals today.

According to a counter terrorism official said, “A wife of militant who is identified as Suman came outside and detonated her suicide vest she was accompanied by another militant Iqbal’s daughter with her.”

Although it was not confirmed whether the woman was dead or not but some eyewitness media persons said that she was lying on the ground, badly injured and bleeding.

Police has not made any confirmation in this regards but have taken the child to a nearby hospital.

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Earlier, some four persons came out of building and surrendered before the police.

Interestingly, this was the second such incident when a woman tried to denote explosive to arrest by police.

When Bangladesh police in 2010 arrested most-wanted Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) explosives expert Boma Mizan here, the militant’s wife detonated a bomb in their house in an attempt to kill themselves.

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