Petrol bomb hurled at municipality mayor’s residence in Jhalakati

Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of municipality mayor Afzal Hossain in Dakter Patti area of the municipality on Sunday night.Witnesses said two unidentified miscreants, riding on a motorbike, hurled a petrol bomb at the house of Afzal, also organising secretary of the district unit of Awami League (AL), in the area around 10:30 pm.Informed, a fire fighting unit went to the spot and doused the blaze.The mayor was out of the house during the attack.No one was hurt in the incident.Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge Shila Moni Chakma confirmed the incident. -UNB, Jhalakati