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Blockaders torched 10 vehicles in Sirajganj

Sirajganj Correspondent 

Blockaders torched 10 vehicles in different parts of the districts on Sunday night and early Monday during the opposition’s road, rail and waterways blockade.

Police said Jamaat-Shibir activists set fire to a cattle-laden truck and a vegetable-laden truck at about 2:30 am on Monday at Shimanto Bazar near the west side of Bangabandhu Bridge.

However, police doused the flame.

Meanwhile, blockade supporters torched a North Bengal-bound fertilizer-laden truck and a Bogra-bound gram–laden truck from Chittagong at about 3 am on Hatikumrul-Bogra highway in Raiganj upazila early Monday.

Besides, unidentified miscreants set a Bogra-bound covered van of SA Paribahan from Dhaka and a North Bengal-bound truck at Royhati afire on Hatikumrul-Bogra highway at the same time.

Earlier, blockade supporters set fire to three goods-laden trucks at Saydabad intersection and a motorcycle at Chatiantali area in the town at about 9 pm on Sunday.

Hatikumrul highway thana officer-in-charge Ali Farid Ahmed confirmed the incidents.

Meanwhile, the joint forces in a drive arrested 11 activists of BNP and Jamaat-Shibir at Khokshabari in sadar upazila on Monday.


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