At least 15 people were injured when Partex Group workers, who blocked Dhaka-Chitagong highway demanding a hike in their salaries, clashed with the law enforcers in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj this morning.
Transport movement on the highway remained suspended for an hour following the clash, reports our Narayanganj correspondent
Several hundreds of workers put barricade at Madanpur point around 7:30am, halting transport movement on the highway, said Akhter Morshed, officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station.
On information, police rushed the spot and tried to resist them from blocking the busy highway, the OC said.
Being resisted, the agitated workers started hurling brick chips targeting the law enforcers, resulting in the clash.
To disperse the workers, police charged baton on them, leaving at least 15 workers injured, the OC added.