Hartals in three districts Sunday

The 18-party opposition alliance and its component BNP will enforce hartals in Chapainawabganj, Sirajganj andKhulnadistricts on Sunday.

The BNP-led 18-party alliance will enforce a daylong hartal in Chapainawabganj Sunday protesting the killings of its three activists in a fierce clash in Shibganj upazila.

Three people were killed and over 35 suffered bullet wounds in the clash between Jamaat-Shibir men and joint force at Shyampur village in Shibganj upazila early Friday.

The opposition alliance is also set to enforce a half-day hartal in Sirajganj on the day protesting the killings of its two activists in a triangular clash.

Two people were killed and 45 others, including two journalists and three policemen, injured in the clash involving BNP-Jamaat and Awami League activists and police at Kalyanpur Bazar village in Belkuchi upazila on Friday morning.

InKhulna, local BNP will enforce a daylong hartal in the district on Sunday protesting the killing of its two activists.

Advocate Shafiul Alam Mona, general secretary of district BNP, announced the shutdown programme on Friday evening.

A local Jubo Dal leader who was severely beaten allegedly by Awami League activists during the 18-party hartal in Dumuria upazila on Thursday died in police custody early Friday.

Besides, union BNP leader Mohammad Bulu Mollah, 50, was chopped to death by miscreants in Terokhada upazila on Wednesday. UNB

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