Four killed in clash between police and workers in Banshkhali
Published: 03:07 PM, 17 April 2021 Updated: 04:22 PM, 17 April 2021
The injured workers were rushed to Banshkhali Health Complex
Four workers were killed and 25 others injured in a clash with police at a coal power plant in Chattogram's Banshkhali on Saturday.
The incident took place in the East Baraghona area of Gandamara union of the Upazila around 11:45 pm. The injured were rescued and admitted to Banshkhali Health Complex.
The deceased are - Ahmed Reza, Roni Hossain, Shuvo and Md Rahat.
According to the locals, the authorities of the power plant under construction were having a dispute with the workers over their salaries and allowances. The clash took place with police when the workers tried to set on a demonstration. Later, the agitated workers set a fire inside the power plant.
Banshkhali Police Station OC (Investigation) Azizul Islam confirmed the information.