At least 14 people are killed Saturday in three shooting incidents in the northern Mexican city of Juarez, notorious for its drug gang related violence.
Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga yesterday, two days after he had allegedly been picked up by plainclothes men.
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has condemned the recent deaths of scores of people in so-called shootouts in Bangladesh.
Apparently defending the “gunfight” that left Teknaf ward councillor Akramul Haque killed, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said one or two "mistakes" may happen during such drives.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said steps would be taken if any innocent became a victim of the ongoing anti-narcotics drive.
At least 15 more suspects are killed as the countrywide anti-drug crusade continues to draw more blood, mounting a heap of 123 bodies in the last 16 days.
We are talking about the body counts -- the deaths in “gunfights” in the current anti-drug war. After all, we are now witnessing the bloodiest anti-crime drive with death tolls already surpassing that of the Operation Clean Heart (57 deaths) or even the anti-militant drive after the Gulshan attack (80 deaths).