posted on May, 21 2004 @ 04:11 AM
A powerful bomb rocked a Muslim shrine in Bangladesh today, injuring at least 18 people. Amongst the injured is High Commissioner Anwar Choudhury and
his bodyguard. His injuries are not said to be serious.
The blast ocurred during noontime prayers at the Hazrat Shahjalal shrine in the northeastern city of Sylhet.
Choudhury is a British citizen of Banglideshi decsent. He was appointed High Commissioner just last week.
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[Edited on 21-5-2004 by Banshee]