Rocket launcher, 2 mortar shells recovered from Rajshahi University pond | The Daily Star
02:26 PM, April 30, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:29 PM, April 30, 2021

Rocket launcher, 2 mortar shells recovered from Rajshahi University pond

Two more mortar shells and a rocket launcher were recovered from a pond near the martyrs' memorial at Rajshahi University (RU) campus this morning.

An official of the university noticed the mortar shell in the pond and informed police, reports our university correspondent quoting Sub-Inspector Imran Hasan of Motihar Police Station.

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On information, members of police from Kazla checkpoint went there and recovered two mortar shells and a rocket launcher from the pond, the SI said.

On April 27, another mortar shell was found in the same pond by members of Rapid Action battalion. A bomb disposal unit of Bangladesh Army deactivated the shell later.

Students' dormitory Shaheed Sahmsuzzoha Hall is situated near the pond. The shells can be from 1971 as the dormitory was used by Pakistani Army as their camp during Liberation War, Rab had earlier said.

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