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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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CJ asks cop to beef up security of all courts, judges

Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan has asked the police to strengthen the security of the courts and tribunals and their judges, cars, and residences across the country to avoid any unexpected occurrences

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3 JCD activists arrested over torching bus in Ctg

Police have arrested three leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal in connection with torching a vehicle and killing its driver and helper in Chattogram city during the blockade enforced by the BNP and like-minded opposition parties

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BNP announces 48-hour blockade from tomorrow

The BNP yesterday called for a fresh 48-hour nationwide blockade starting 6:00am Wednesday in protest of the Election Commission’s announcement of the polls scheduled.

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3 crude bombs blasted in Paltan

Three crude bombs went off in the Paltan area of Dhaka this evening, on the second day of BNP and Jamaat's 48-hour blockade programme

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6 vehicles set on fire in Ctg, Natore, Sirajganj

Miscreants in separate incidents torched four buses, a truck and a covered van in Chattogram, Natore, and Sirajganj

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11 vehicles torched on first day of blockade

At least 11 vehicles were torched in six districts, including the capital, yesterday -- the first day of BNP-Jamaat’s two-day nationwide blockade.

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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.

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3 buses set on fire within 10 minutes

The incidents were reported in the capital's Gabtoli, Agargaon, and Sayedabad

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2 hurt as crude bombs blasted in Farmgate

Two people were injured as two crude bombs went off in front of Farmview Super Market in the capital's Farmgate area tonight, on the eve of BNP's 48-hour blockade

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208 vehicles set on fire since Oct 28

A total of 208 arson attacks have been recorded across the country till 6:00am today since October 28

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