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 Confirming the matter, Pallabi Zone Assistant commissioner Firoz Kawsar said, “Five including an officer-in-charge were injured in the blast.” Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Additional Police Commissioner Krishna Pada Roy said, “Three criminals of a local gang were arrested from Kalshi graveyard area. Two foreign pistols, three bomb-like ob3j ects and a weighing machine were seized from their possession,’’ reports The business Standard. “One of those objects exploded in the morning while they were waiting for the bomb disposal unit, leaving police officials and an assistant injured,” he added.
 Four policemen and a civilian were injured in the incident.
 Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has dismissed any link of militancy with the explosion of bombs in the capital’s Pallabi Police Station yesterday, saying the arrestees are the members of a dacoit group, reports Jugantor. “I don’t think it’s got connected with militancy,” he told media personnel. “It would be clear after investigation,” he added.
 DMP deputy Commissioner (Media) Walid Hossain said the arrestees had a plan to kill a political leader in Pallabi Thana. Details would be known after investigation, he said, reports somoynews.tv.