Unexploded mortar shell recovered in Bandarban border

NEWS DESK

An unexploded mortar shell was found abandoned in Ghumdum union of Naikhongchhari upazila in Bandarban district on Thursday.

Ghumdum union ward no 5 member Md Anwar Hossein confirmed the information. He said that local children informed BGB about the abandoned mortar around 1pm.

Ghumdum police outpost In-Charge Mahafuz Imtiaz Bhuaia said that BGB recovered the mortar shell and took that away.

It is believed to have been left behind by Border Guard Police (BGP) members who fled from Myanmar.

A Bangladeshi woman and a Rohingya man were killed following an explosion of a mortar shell at a house in Ghumdum union of Naikhongchhari upazila in Bandarban district on Monday.

Besides, the academic activities of five government primary schools in Naikhangchhari upazila have been suspended.

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