CHITTAGONG: Unidentified miscreants torched five bogies of an express train running on Chittagong-Dhaka route at Chittagong Railway station early Tuesday.
Confirming the news, Railway Eastern Region assistant director (public relations) told banglanews, “Some miscreants set fire to the bogies of ‘Subarna Express’ around 4:45am after it was taken to the station for its departure at about 7 am.”
On information, firefighters rushed in and doused the blaze.
Two people were held in the connection, he added.
Besides, a five-member probe body was formed to look into the incident, the railway officer said.
DHAKA: At least 14 people, including two police personnel and a Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) man, were killed during fierce clash between activists of Hefajat-e-Islam and law enforcers in Narayanganj on Monday.
Ten of the deceased were identified as BGB member Shah Alam, 40, cops Firoz, 35 and Zakaria; Saiful Islam, 25, Masum, Hannan Mia, Palash, Jasim Uddin and Jahidul Islam Sourav.
After fleeing Motijheel, Hefajat activists locked into fierce clash with law enforcers in Signboard to Simrail areas of Narayanganj, leaving 14 killed and hundreds others injured.
Police opened fire rubber bullets and teargas shells to
DHAKA: Janata Bank chairman Abul Barakat alleged that Hefajat-e-Islam activists targeted to loot money destroying the vault of the bank on Sunday.
He came with the allegation while visiting the corporate branch of bank on the north side of Baitul Mukarram mosque at 11:00am Monday.
Abul Barakat said, “I think, trained militia of Jamaat-e-Islam in the name of Hefajat-e-Islam have conducted sabotage in the area. They want to use religion to go to the power. They are showing muscles as this is not possible normally.”
He added, “They set fire in the corporate branch to destroy the