Countrywide blockade

Countrywide blockade

Three buses torched in 90 minutes in city

Arsonists torched three buses in the capital’s Dhanmondi, Mirpur, and Gulistan in the span of just 90 minutes last night, on the eve of BNP’s dawn-to-dusk blockade.

Railway attacks during hartal-blockade: Hotspots and patterns

Since the foiled BNP rally on October 28, the political situation has heated up with near-constant blockades and hartals. This has resulted in sustained violence across the country, with railway passengers and infrastructure becoming major targets

Last Day of Blockade: Seven cops hurt in clash, crude bomb attack

A clash between police and BNP in Chattogram and a crude bomb attack on the police from a BNP procession in Bogura left at least seven policemen injured yesterday -- the last day of the 36-hour nationwide blockade enforced by BNP and its allies.

36hr Blockade: 2 buses, lorry set on fire

Two buses and a lorry were set on fire and three vehicles were vandalised yesterday, the first day of BNP and its allies’ 36-hour nationwide blockade.

2 buses set on fire in Mohammadpur, Tikatuli

Two buses were set on fire by unidentified arsonists in the capital's Mohammadpur and Tikatuli areas tonight, on the eve of the BNP's 36-hour blockade

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Unidentified arsonists torched a bus of Itihas Paribahan on ​​Nabinagar-Chandra highway in Ashulia of ​​Savar this evening, on the eve of BNP's 36-hour blockade

263 vehicles, 15 properties set on fire since Oct 28

Miscreants vandalised one ambulance and set on fire to 162 buses, 44 trucks, 23 covered vans, 8 motorcycles, and 26 other vehicles

10th Round of Blockade: 15 vehicles torched in two days

At least four vehicles were set on fire in the country yesterday, on last day of the 10th round of 48-hour blockade enforced by BNP and its allies.

Mohanganj Express fire: Law enforcers 'identify arsonists'

Law enforcers today said they have identified the arsonists who set fire to 3 carriages of Mohonganj Express killing 4 people

30 BNP activists, 2 cops injured in Mymensingh clash

At least 30 BNP men and two police personnel were injured when police foiled a BNP procession supporting today's blockade programme in Mymensingh's Nandail this morning

Blockaded: 157 BGB platoons, 418 Rab patrol teams deployed

A total of 157 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were deployed across the country to help maintain law and order on the second day of the two-day countrywide blockade called by BNP and its allies

48-Hr Blockade: Arsonists torch 11 vehicles

At least 11 vehicles were set on fire in arson attacks across the country, as BNP and its allies enforced the 10th round of blockades yesterday.

Pickup set on fire in Sirajganj

A pickup was set on fire by unidentified arsonists in Sirajganj's Shahjadpur area tonight

Bus set on fire in Dhaka’s Matuail

Unidentified miscreants set fire to a bus in Dhaka's Matuail area tonight

Arson attack suspected as fire guts parked bus in Sylhet

A fire gutted a parked bus near the Kadamtali Bus Terminal in Sylhet in the afternoon

Bus set on fire in Badda

Unidentified arsonists set fire to a bus of Baishakhi Paribahan in the capital's Badda area this evening

3 buses set on fire in Khilgaon

Arsonists set fire to three buses parked at Maniknagar Chowrasta area under Khilgaon Police Station this evening, on the first day of the 48-hour blockade being enforced by BNP and its allies

‘Misrule’ pushing the RMG sector towards ruin

The country is headed towards a “terrible crisis due to the government’s deliberate misrule” in the garment sector, BNP said yesterday.

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