15 killed in Bangla blast

DHAKA, JUNE 16. Fifteen people died today after a massive explosion at the local offices of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League in Narayangang during a meeting of party members, police and hospital officials said.

While nine people were killed instantly, five died on their way to hospital while another died while being treated at Dacca medical college hospital in the Bangladesh capital. Three other people are in a critical condition.