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16 Nov 2018 | 08:51 PM UTC

Bangladesh: Deadly clashes in Narsingdi district November 16

Bangladesh News Alert

Rival political groups clash in Raipura (Narsingdi district) killing at least two people on November 16; a heightened security presence is expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dhaka). COUNTRY/REGION Raipura, Narsingdi district

Event

Deadly clashes broke out between rival political groups in Raipura (Narsingdi district) on Friday, November 16, resulting in the deaths of at least two people and more than 30 injuries. According to local reports, candidates and supporters from four political parties clashed throughout the day in a series of retaliatory attacks, which included exchanges of gunfire. A heightened security presence is expected in the vicinity of the demonstrations.

Advice

Individuals in Narsingdi district are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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