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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Gaibandha Hindus under attack

Source: The Daily Star News

Jamaat-Shibir activists allegedly vandalised houses and shops of Hindu community in Gaibandha Sadar upazila last night.   
Locals said a group of Shibir activists vandalised five shops and two dwelling houses of the minority community. They also beat up the inmates, leaving five injured, reports our Gaibandha correspondent.
The victims alleged that they came under attack as they have cast their votes for Awami League candidate in Sunday's 'one-sided election".
Similar situation was also prevailing in different Hindu villages in Sundarganj upazila in the district.
Sujan Proshad, secretary of Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad's Gaibandha Sader unit, expressed concern at the attack and demanded arrest of the attackers.
Meanwhile, alleged Jamaat-Shibir activists hurled a crude bomb at the house of minority community leader in Rajshahi.
No one was hurt in the incident that took place around 7:00pm in Charghat upazila, reports our Rajshahi correspondent.
Published: 12:00 am Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Last modified: 9:43 pm Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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