Hartal in Shahjadpur over journo death in AL clash

Hartal in Shahjadpur over journo death in AL clash

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Dhaka, Feb 4 – A half-day hartal, enforced by Shahjadpur upazila units of Awami League, Jubo League and Bangladesh Chhatra League, protesting the killing of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul, is underway peacefully in Sirajganj upazila of Sirajganj on Saturday.The shutdown that began at 6 am will end at 12 pm.
All modes of vehicles stayed off the streets, while shops remained closed.
On Friday, Abdul Hakim Shimul, Shahjadpur upazila correspondent of vernacular daily the Dainik Samakal, who suffered bullet wounds during a clash between two associate bodies of Awami League in Shahjadpur on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries around 1pm while being taken to Dhaka from Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College, Bogra for better treatment.
Meanwhile, police arrested two people in connection with the killing of Shimul. – UNB

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