Bangladesh Police seize five time-bombs near Biswa Ijtema site

Gazipur (Bangladesh) : The police seized five time-bombs and a remote from Gazipur city, some five kilometres off Biswa Ijtema site in Tongi on Sunday.

According to the Daily Star, Superintendent of Police, Gazipur, Md Harun-ar-Rashid, said that the devices were meant to be used to sabotage Biswa Ijtema.

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation of the Muslims in the world, is continuing today amid sermons being delivered in Tongi on Dhaka’s outskirt.

Tens of thousands of devotees, both from home and abroad, are converging on the congregation venue and attending the prayers with reciting the names of Allah and hearing the sermons. (ANI)