Police clash with demonstrators in Bangladesh

During a 48 hour general strike called by the Jamaat-e-Islami party, clashes between police and demonstrators took place in two areas of Meherpur. Police used tear gas and batons to disperse the protesters. The strike has affected long-route buses and transport trucks which are grounded. Travellers should exercise caution and avoid all public and political gatherings and demonstrations since they may become violent without notice.

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