Several thousand garment workers in the capital’s Mirpur clashed with police and demonstrated following the alleged murder of a female worker by some fellow staff yesterday.
During the hour-long clashes from around 2:00pm at Mirpur Section-1, police lobbed at least 30 rounds of teargas shells and charged batons on the agitating workers.
The demonstrators fought back with brickbats and bamboo sticks. They blocked the road and ransacked several vehicles. [Read more →]