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Hartal: 30 hurt during clash with cops in Narayanganj

At least 30 people were injured including one with bullet in a clash between hartal supporters and members of law enforcement agencies in Mouchak area of Siddhirganj upazila in Narayanganj on Sunday.

The bullet-hit victim was identified as Sakib, 30.

Jayedul Islam, superintendent of Narayanganj Police, said some hartal supporters took position in Mouchak area and put up barricade on the road by placing logs and burning tyres at noon.

At one stage, police and BGB men tried to disperse them, triggering a chase and counter -chase.

The hartal supporters also hurled brick chips towards police and BGB men, forcing them to take action, he said.

Sakib suffered bullet wound during the calsh.

The countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by Hefazat-e-Islam protesting police action on their anti-Modi processions in Dhaka, Chattogram and other districts is underway on Sunday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh