Vehicles set on fire in Dhaka, Gazipur
Unidentified criminals set fire to a bus and a pickup in Dhaka and Gazipur tonight, on the first day of BNP's 48-hour blockade.
In Dhaka, a pickup was set ablaze around 8:45pm near Better Life Hospital in Rampura.
Locals doused the blaze before fire service reached the spot, said Shah Md Awlad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Hatirjheel Police Station.
In Gazipur, a bus was torched in Kaliakair's Chandra at 8:04pm.
On information, two fire engines went to the spot to douse the blaze, said Rafi Al Faruk, duty officer of control room at Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters.