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Ten injured at Bangladesh temple blast, 3 arrested

A Hindu monk holds a Bangladesh national flag as they block a street during a protest in Dhaka September 10, 2013. Hundreds of Hindu devotees from across the country blocked a street protesting the move to pass the Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013. The cabinet approved the draft Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013 for regulating management, development and transfer of ‘Debottor’ (endowed) properties donated to Hindu places of worship on June 3. The protestors claimed the proposed law was against the rules and culture of Hindu religion, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST) - RTX13FQ7
A Hindu monk holds a Bangladesh national flag as they block a street during a protest in Dhaka September 10, 2013. Hundreds of Hindu devotees from across the country blocked a street protesting the move to pass the Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013. The cabinet approved the draft Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013 for regulating management, development and transfer of ‘Debottor’ (endowed) properties donated to Hindu places of worship on June 3. The protestors claimed the proposed law was against the rules and culture of Hindu religion, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST) - RTX13FQ7

Dhaka, Dec. 5 : Ten people have been injured at a Hindu religious gathering in northern Bangladesh as three crude bombs went off at Jatra pandal on the premises of Kantaji Temple in Kaharol upazila of Dinajpur.

According to the Daily Star, a series of blasts took place in the afternoon when the people were watching a jatra show arranged on the occasion of Rash Mela, leaving 10 people injured, police and witnesses said.

Six of the injured were immediately rushed to Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital.

Six of the injured were rushed to Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital.

Police arrested three people soon after the blasts for their alleged involvement with the incident.

The bombs might have been planted in the ground as most of the injured persons suffered splinter injuries in the lower part of the bodies. (ANI)