Around 8.00am the first bomb was exploded which was carried by a suicide bomber. Shortly after, there was a second blast when police were conducting recovery and evacuation operation. One policeman was injured in the second bomb explosion. Police also recovered another inactive bomb from the place. The state-owned television BTV was broadcasting the programme live from Ramna Batamul. Eventually, people throughout the country saw the bombing attack live. Following the incident, all cultural functions organised by cultural organisations were postponed.