A man named Zia Fakir (40) died in a bomb (cocktail) attack by terrorists in Jessore’s Abhaynagar upazila. The incident took place at Ranagati village of Suborara union of Abhaynagar upazila at around 10 pm on Friday (November 3).
The deceased Zia Fakir is the son of deceased Wahab Fakir of the same area. The police said that the deceased Zia was a member of the banned extremist group. Abhaynagar police station has 4 cases in his name including murder.
It is known that on Friday night, Zia Fakir was sitting in a tea shop at a place called Uttarpara Mosque Madrasa Battala in Ranagati village. At around 10 pm some miscreants bombed him. A bomb exploded on his body and he died on the spot.
According to local sources, Zia Fakir, son of Wahab Fakir of Ranagati village, has a force. It is known as Zia Army. He has several cases of murder under his name. Zia Fakir fled to Dhaka for a long time. He returned to the area three months ago.
OC ABM Mehdi Masud of Abhaynagar Police Station said that someone threw a cocktail at him. The cocktail exploded in his stomach and he died on the spot.
The OC also said that Zia was a member of an extremist group. He has at least four cases to his name. It is not known at this time who and why the bombing was carried out.