A powerful explosion was registered this Tuesday in the Gulistan area, in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, and has left at least 16 people dead and more than a hundred injured, collect the local press.
According to the authorities, quoted by the media, the detonation, whose cause is still unknown, mainly affected a seven-story building located near a large bus station and a nearby market. In addition, they communicate that many people are still trapped under the rubble of the building.
At least 15 dead, 108 injured in blast in #Dhaka. Bomb disposal squad on spot to find cause of blast. 11 fire engines deployed to rescue injured. Blast apparently on 3rd floor of 55-storey building full of shops and bank branches in crowded Gulistan area. #Bangladesh#BREAKINGpic.twitter.com/h1wJIlUbbx
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