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OC dies in Sylhet clash

OC dies in Sylhet clash

A police official died of “heart attack” during a clash between two rival groups of CNG-driven auto-rickshaw drivers in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet this afternoon. Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Osmani Nagar Police Station, died of heart attack when he tried to mediate between the two groups, our Sylhet correspondent reports quoting Sylhet (south) assistant...

10 hurt as BCL, Jubo League men clash

A clash between the activists of Jubo League and Chhatra League over establishing supremacy at Arambagh in Siddhirganj left 10 people, including a former Jubo League leader, injured yesterday evening. Locals said Selim Pathan alias Tunda Selim, former vice-president of Narayanganj Jubo League, the youth front of the ruling Awami League, and Amir Hossain, president of ward-10 unit of Chhatra League, the AL's student body, were locked in an altercation over establishing dominance in the area around 7:30pm. At one stage,...

Hong Kong protesters warned not to return to clash site

Hong Kong protesters warned not to return to clash site

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung has warned pro-democracy activists not to return to the streets following the latest outbreak of violence. His comments come after some of the worst clashes between protesters and police since the pro-democracy demonstrations began two months ago. Police armed with pepper spray, batons and water hoses cleared activists from...

Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

Clashes have taken place between Hong Kong police and a small group of protesters who tried to break into parliament early on Wednesday. Protesters used metal barricades to break down a side door at the Legislative Council building (Legco). The incident happened hours after bailiffs and police peacefully cleared a section of the main protest...

Yemen rebels clash with airport security; 4 killed

Yemen rebels clash with airport security; 4 killed

Yemen's Shi’a rebels who recently overtook the capital, Sanaa, tried to impose their authority at the city's international airport, setting off overnight clashes with security personnel that killed four people, officials said Tuesday. The clashes erupted when airport security tried to prevent the Houthi rebels from interfering in airport affairs and trying to search...

34 hurt in Gazipur BNP-cop clash

34 hurt in Gazipur BNP-cop clash

At least 34 people were injured in a clash between the leaders and activists of BNP and law enforcers in Gazipur this afternoon. The clash ensued as police tried to intercept BNP’s procession in front of its party office in Railway Gate area around 12:30pm, said Khandakar Rezaul Hasan, officer-in-charge of  Jaydebpur Police Station. At...

CNG drivers vandalise 60 vehicles in Sylhet

CNG drivers vandalise 60 vehicles in Sylhet

CNG-run auto-rickshaw drivers vandalised over 60 vehicles including buses, minibuses and microbuses at different points of the Sylhet city today. They carried out the vandalism protesting bus owners' demand of regulating the movement of auto-rickshaws on highways, said Md Morsalin, officer-in-charge of Dakkhin Surma Police Station. He added that the vandalism took place in Kadamtali...

Hong Kong police break up protest

Hong Kong police break up protest

Police in Hong Kong have clashed with pro-democracy protesters as they tried to clear an underpass near the city government headquarters. Hundreds of police officers wearing riot gear used pepper spray and batons to disperse the protesters, arresting dozens of people in the process. At a briefing before the clashes, police said they had to...

Yemen PM 'quits' amid rebel clashes

Yemen PM 'quits' amid rebel clashes

Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa has resigned amid escalating clashes in the capital between Shia Houthi rebels and pro-government forces, reports say. The rebels also claim to have taken over government headquarters, key ministries and state broadcasters. Scores have died and hundreds have fled their homes in the latest crisis. The clashes, pitting the rebels against...

Gonojagoron Mancha

Imran, Kamal's factions clash at Shahbagh

Two factions of Gonojagoron Mancha clashed at the capital's Shahbagh yesterday, injuring at least five people including Imran H Sarker, the leader of one side. The clash began around 7:00pm when both the groups were bullying each other from their separate rallies, around 15 feet apart, in front of the National Museum. The factions--led by Imran and Kamal Pasha Chowdhury--started their demonstrations around 4:00pm, demanding the death penalty of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, a war crimes convict whose sentence has...

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