50 injured in clash between BNP activists and cops in Kishorganj

Sun Online Desk

30th March, 2021 08:03:37 printer

50 injured in clash between BNP activists and cops in Kishorganj

At least 50 persons, including police members, were injured in a clash between activists of BNP and police members in Kishorganj on Tuesday noon.

Earlier, BNP district unit organisers called a rally at Rathkhola ground, to protest against the police attack on Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh activists and arson attacks at two BNP offices in Kishoreganj town.

To attend the rally, several BNP supporters led by district unit organising secretary Israil Miah, Kishoreganj municipality unit convener Aminul Islam and district unit president of Chhatra Dal Maruf Miah, marched to the venue.

Police barred the demonstrations when the groups reached Puran Thana and Ekrampur areas, inciting a clash with the demonstrators.

Police fired several rounds of tear shells and rubber bullets to bring the situation under control. BNP activists too pelted brickbats at police. The clash that continued for nearly one hour left at least 50 people injured, witnesses said.


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