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In pictures: Bangladesh bombs

Scene of Gazipur bombing

Suspected Islamist militants bombed two court compounds in Bangladesh. At least five died in Gazipur, near Dhaka.

Lawyer Anwar Fakir who was injured in Gazipur

Some were critically injured. Among the wounded in Gazipur was lawyer Anwar Fakir, who received severe burns.

Scattered footwear and onlookers at the scene of the Chittagong attack

In an explosion in Chittagong at least two policemen died. The force of the blast left shoes and other belongings scattered.

Relatives of Gazipur bomb victims at Dhaka Medical College hospital

Relatives of those caught up in the Gazipur blast raced to Dhaka where the injured were being treated.

Rapid Action Battalion members at the site of the Gazipur blast.

Bangladeshi security forces say they are almost certain the Gazipur blast was a suicide bomb. Initial investigations suggest explosives were strapped to the bomber's body.


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