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Four killed in clash between police and workers in Banshkhali

 Chattogram Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:07 PM, 17 April 2021   Updated: 04:22 PM, 17 April 2021

The injured workers were rushed to Banshkhali Health Complex

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. 

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