22 injured in clash in Narayanganj
14 December 2015, Nirapad News: Twenty transport workers and two policemen were injured in a clash between police and transport workers at Panchaboti area under Fatullah Thana of the district this morning.
The clash between transport workers and police ensued on an altercation between a leader of truck workers and police. At
one stage of clash, police opened fire and 20 truck workers were injured. Two policemen were also injured in the clash.
Bullet injured truck workers are; Abdur Rahim, Enayet, Faroq, Hasan and Al Amin.
Injured transport workers were admitted to Narayanganj General Hospital and nearby clinics. They are under treatment there.
In protest against the firing, transport workers blockaded Dhaka-Munshiganj road and movement of transport was stopped for over half an hour.
Truck workers burnt tires to create panic. Tense situation is prevailing in the area.
Police opened 20 to 30 rounds of fire to disperse the agitated truck workers. The situation is under police control.