2 policemen injured in acid attack at Bangshal

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DHAKA : Two policemen suffered injuries as miscreants hurled acid on them in front of Mitford Hospital in the old part of Dhaka early today.

The incident occurred when a patrol team of police intercepted a motorbike in front of Mitford Hospital around 12:15am. The bikers fled the scene after throwing acid on them, duty officer Sub Inspector Abdus Salam of Bangshal Police Station told BSS.

Two policemen, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Nuruzzaman, and Constable Rafiqul Alam suffered injuries in the attack, he said.

Of the injured, Constable Rafiqul was rushed to Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) with four percent burns to his face while ASI Nuruzzaman was admitted to Salimullah Medical College Hospital, SI Abdus Salam said.

Locals caught one of the miscreants and beat him mercilessly before
handing him over to police. The detained miscreant is now undergoing
treatment at Pongu Hospital in the city, he added.

Filing of case to this end is underway.

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