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Petrol bomb attack in Barisal, 3 killed

Three people were killed when miscreants hurled petrol bomb at a truck in Gournadi upazila of Barisal early today, reports news agency.

This firebombing took place hours after the grisly arson attack on a passenger bus in Gaibandha where five people were burnt dead and 30 others injured.

Pro-blockade pickets allegedly hurled a petrol bomb targeting the poultry-laden truck in Mahilara area sometime after midnight, leaving the driver, his helper and another person dead on the spot, said Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Gournadi Police Station.

The identities of two victims were primarily known as truck driver Izazul and helper Munnu, the OC said.

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