Thousands of people who took action across the country to condemn the police violence against protesters in the capital city of Dhaka blocked the highway connecting the capital to Chattogram and set many vehicles on fire.
Police intervened with tear gas and real bullets to disperse the protesters.
The death toll is 14, according to the Bangladesh press
Azizul Haque Islamabadi, the co-chair of the Hefazat-e-Islam community, announced that 4 people were killed by the security forces, and many people were injured in demonstrations in various parts of the country.
According to the news in the country’s press, the number of deaths rose to 14 and the number of injured to 100 in the demonstrations that started on Friday and spread across the country.
Social media restriction has been imposed
In some provinces, especially in the capital Dhaka, while transportation on railways and highways was interrupted, some social media platforms such as Facebook were restricted.
Interior Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal warned that if the demonstrations continue, drastic measures will be implemented.
Bangladesh Border Guards (BGB) were deployed in different parts of the country to prevent further violence from spreading across Bangladesh.
Modi returns to India after a two-day visit
Modi came to the capital Dhaka on Friday for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sheikh Muciburrahman, the founding leader of the country and the father of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Indian Prime Minister Modi returned to his country today, completing a two-day visit that caused protests.