40kg bomb found in water body |
Police recovered a 40-kg bomb from Khama beel (a large water body) in Pakundia upazila under the district on Thursday afternoon.
A fisherman netted the bomb when he was fishing in the beel, police said, adding that they seized the bomb and put it under the ground at Pakundia Police Station.
The bomb experts of Dhaka Cantonment have been informed of the matter, Additional Police Superintendent Shariful Alam said.
Locals said a warplane crashed there during the Second World War.