Arson attacks in Narsinghdi and Savar, 5 people burnt
13 February 2015, Nirapad News: At least Five people have been burnt on Thursday night in petrol bomb attacks at Narsinghdi and Savar during the ongoing country wide blockade called by BNP and its allies.
Narsinghdi Sadar Police Station OC Abul Kashem said a driver and his two assistants on a truck were burnt when miscreants hurled a petrol bomb in the vehicle at Bhatparha on Ghorhashal-Panchdona road around 8:30pm on Thursday.
The victims are truck driver Jahid Mia, 50, Selim Mia, 40, and Jewel Mia, 30.
Fire Service personnel doused the fire with the help of the locals. The injured were admitted to Narsinghdi District Hospital. Meanwhile in Savar, two passengers of a bus were burnt in a similar attack at Ulail bus stand around 9:15pm.
Savar Model Police Station OC Motaleb Mia said the injured were admitted to the Enam Medical College and Hospital. They could not be identified immediately. Doctor Nazim Uddin said the victims had their faces and hands burnt in the attack.