A leader of Bangladesh’s ruling party, has been killed in a bomb attack in the south-western city of Khulna.
Police said Mizanur Rahman, who belonged to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, was injured in the incident and died on the way to hospital.
Police are investigating the case. No one has claimed responsibility for the killing so far.
Local Maoist groups have killed many journalists and local politicians in bomb attacks.
The Khulna police commissioner, Khan Sayeed Hassan told the AFP news agency that unidentified assailants hurled a bomb at Mr Rahman on Sunday night while he was sitting at a shop in Khulna town, nearly 290 kilometres (180 miles), from the capital Dhaka.
Police said they had found no motive behind the killing yet. A banned Maoist group, Purba Banglar Communist Party, has claimed responsibility for such killings in the past.
Bangladesh was hit by a number of bombings in August and in October that targeted judges, journalists and politicians.
Following those attacks, three Islamic groups have already banned that the government have described as being terrorist organisations.