Bomb Attacks in Bangladesh Leave 1 Dead, Over 100 Injured

October 24, 2015 2:28 AM

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Police say unidentified attackers threw home-made bombs early Saturday at thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered for a traditional procession to a shrine in Bangladesh's capital, leaving one dead and more than 100 injured.

Police say the incident took place at Huseni Dalan, an important 17th century center of learning for the minority Shiite community, where 25,000 people had gathered in the old part of Dhaka.

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