Guard killed in air­port stab­bing spree

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A man stabbed a se­cu­rity guard to death in Bangladesh’s main air­port af­ter po­lice and para­mil­i­tary of­fi­cers stopped him from go­ing through to the de­par­tures lounge, of­fi­cers said. The at­tacker went on a stab­bing spree af­ter of­fi­cials asked him to show his travel doc­u­ments at the en­try of the de­par­ture lounge of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shah­jalal In­ter­na­tional Air­port. Three oth­ers in­clud­ing another se­cu­rity guard were also in­jured and rushed to a nearby hos­pi­tal. The at­tacker, said to be a cleaner, was ar­rested. It is not known whether he has ties to any Is­lamist ex­trem­ist groups.

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