Government sources have confirmed that media reports about anheading to Bangladesh, to assist in the post blast analysis of the attack at the Eid prayer gathering in Kishoreganj on Thursday and the Gulshan cafe attack last week, are false.
“These are baseless reports, no truth in them,” said the government source to ANI when asked about movement of the NSG team.
Earlier, media reports had stated that the Special Forceestablishment of had approved India’s request for inspection by NSG teams of the blast site to gather “first hand understanding of the situation.”
The National Security Guard, is India’s elite counter terrorism force that specialises in hostage rescue missions, countering hijack situations among other special operations.
NSG teams were last seen in action during the Pathankot terror attack, wherein six terrorists were neutralised.
An explosion took place during an Eid prayer at the Sholakia field of Kishoreganj town around 9:45 a.m. local time on Thursday, where people gather each year for Eid congregation. It is said to be the country’s largest Eid congregation.
The attack came days after the terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in‘s upscale Gulshan area, claimed 22 lives, including 17 foreigners. The attack drew worldwide condemnation.