Thursday, October 20, 2005

Bomb factory discovered in Bangladeshi mosque

Did I hear someone say 'Religion of Peaceful Explosions'?
Bomb factory discovered in Bangladeshi mosque

Police in Bangladesh uncovered on Wednesday a workshop for manufacturing small bombs on the top floor of a mosque in the northeastern Sylhet city, a television news channel said.

Police raided the mosque belonging to the violent terror group Jamiat ul Mujahideen and seized a large quantity of explosive material, batteries, wires and other materials used in making crude explosive devices, the privately-run ATN channel reported.

Local residents said the factory had been supplying explosives to Jamiat ul Mujahideen militants for carrying out bomb attacks across the country. The nationwide bombings were instantly blamed on Israel and India by the pro-Islamic govt.

The police detained a suspected terrorists from the mosque after forcing entry to the building and also seized publicity materials belonging to the terrorist group

Happy Ramadan y'all.

Update: Here's a little more local color: Bomb-making factory unearthed in Sylhet