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20 injured in workers-police clash in Gazipur


Dhaka: At least 20 people were injured on Wednesday morning in a clash between RMG workers and law enforcers in Baroipara area of Kaliakair upazila in Gazipur over a protest demanding the arrears of workers.Witnesses said around 2000 workers of a RMG factory took position on the Kaliakair-Nabinagar road in front of their factory around 11am.The clash ensued when police charged baton, hurled tear shells and rubber bullets on the agitating workers to disperse them that left 20 people injured, witnesses said.The injured were admitted to Kaliakair Health Complex and local clinics.Industrial Police GAzipur-2 OC Mohammad Shahidullah said the vehicular movement on the road resumed after half an hour of the blockade.UNB news agency


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