Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested five members of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for their alleged involvement bomb blast at Hussaini Dalan in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
The police official however could not confirm the number of arrestees involved in Hussaini Dalan blast.
On October 23, a bomb attack on Shia Muslims in Bangladesh has killed one person and wounded at least 80 others.
Police said three homemade devices were detonated amid thousands of worshippers gathering for the annual Ashura procession in the capital, Dhaka.
The militant group Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility but this was dismissed by the government.
Leaders of Bangladesh’s small Shia minority said it was the first time the procession had been targeted.
Bangladesh is predominantly a Sunni Islam nation, but Shia Muslims have held this procession to mark Ashura for over 400 years.