posted on Nov, 29 2005 @ 02:31 PM
Nine people have died and 40 wounded in a bombing in Bangladesh near court houses in Bangladesh in its first ever suicide bombing.
This was carried out by a suicide bomber from the banned Islamic group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen who have been increasing their attacks.
Bangladesh has been hit by a wave of recent bombings that have targeted judges, journalists and politicians.
The authorities believe the courts and judges are targeted because they symbolise the secular laws in the country.
Prime Minister Khaleda Zia said the attackers were enemies of the country and democracy.
"Allah will condemn such killers to hell."
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bangladesh has recently been hit by a wave of sucide bombings caused by a banned extremist islamic group.
The group police suspect is Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, which wants to establish Islamic law in Bangladesh. Most laws in Bangladesh are secular, based on
British legal code.
[edit on 29-11-2005 by bodrul]
[edit on 2-12-2005 by asala]