Hartal: 1 killed, 14 hurt, 23 held

A man was killed and 14 others were injured during 18-party called 36-hour countrywide hartal Tuesday.At least 23 people were held during hartal hours from different districts.
Opposition BNP-led 18-party alliance is observing the shutdown to press their 4-point demand including immediate release of its leaders and activists.
Sources said four people were injured as a CNG-run auto rickshaw turned turtle losing control over its steering when picketers threw brick and pebbles targeting it in city’s Dhalpur area in Jatrabari around 9:00am.
In Bogra: A truck driver was killed when picketers attacked him in Baropur area early Tuesday one hour before the 36-hour hartal commenced.
In Chandpur: Police arrested four Jamaat men and six BNP activists while picketing in different areas of the district during the hartal hours.
In Comilla: Police held Gunbari union Jamaat Ameer from his residence in Chauddagram upazila around 8:15am.
In Dinajpur: A picketer was held while picketing in Charubabur crossing area around 6:30am.
In Khulna: Cops held three Chhatra Dal leaders apprehending deterioration of law and order during the hartal in the district around 10:00am.
In Habiganj: At least 10 people were injured in a clash between Awami League and BNP men in Mashajan Bridge area under Habiganj Sadar upazila around 10:30am.
In Luxmipur: At least 10 people were injured during a clash between Juba League and BNP activists in Ramganj upazila of the district during hartal hours. banglanews24.com

Leave a Reply