Civil Unrest - Demonstrations during strike in Dhaka lead to explosions and arrests

Some bomb blasts and arrests during a general strike orchestrated by the political opposition to protest the arrest of their leaders have disrupted business and closed schools. No injuries were reported.

Travellers should exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without notice. Travellers should be aware that general services, including transportation, may be disrupted during the general strike.

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