SundayFiled under Bangladesh Local, Business & Politics
The 60-hour general shutdown, called by the 18-party alliance, is underway Sunday across the country in a bid to topple the Awami Legaue-led government.
Shibir activists set a passenger bus on fire at Shanirakhra in Jatrabari around 8:30am. Police detained a Shbir activist from the spot.
The Shibir men brought out a procession in Kaltabazar area of the old part of capital during the hartal. A newspaper hawker received bullet wound as police fire blank shots to disperse the procession.
Injured Mostafa was admitted to National Medical Hospital.
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no responses - Posted 07.03.13
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no responses - Posted 03.23.13
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no responses - Posted 01.06.13
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