Increasing deaths due to political violence in Bangladesh

With the recent deaths of 9 people due to firebombs, the total number of deaths due to increasing political violence has reached at least 76 in the past month. These attacks have occurred in regions such as the southern district of Barisal and in the northern district of Gaibandha. At least 30 people have been injured, several critically. Buses and trucks have been targets.

Travellers should be cautious and avoid public gatherings, including bus and train stations and vehicles.

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