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Shibir activists attack BCL procession in Ctg

Sumel Sarker

Shibir activists

Shibir activists attack BCL procession in Ctg

07 February 2016, Nirapad News: Activists of the Islami Chhatra Shibir swooped on a procession of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Chawkbazar in Chittagong city on Saturday afternoon. A BCL leader was injured in the attack. The BCL alleged that several rounds of gunshots had also been fired from inside a coaching centre run by the Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, at the procession, which was taken out from Chittagong College. Chawkbazar police said they had arrested two of the suspected attackers.

Witnesses said the Shibir men launched the attack when the BCL procession reached the Future Coaching Centre area on its way to Chawkbazar intersection at around 12:30pm. Brickbats were hurled from a building in front of the coaching centre. Nurul Azim Ronny, General Secretary of the Chittagong city committee of the Chhatra League, said Chittagong College unit leader Mahmudul Karim was injured in the attack. He said shots had been fired from inside the coaching centre, which is run by the Shibir.

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