Lahore, 26th March: Four people got killed in Bangladesh’s city Chittagong during a protest against the Indian Prime Minister.
According to reports from Baaghi TV, at least four people were killed in Chittagong on Friday during a protest carried out by the citizens against a visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Bangladesh.
As per reports from the police officials, they opened fire at the protestors during the demonstration as a result of which 4 people lost their lives.
Referring to the protestors, a police official told Reuters, “We had to fire teargas and rubber bullets to disperse them as they entered a police station and carried out extensive vandalism.”
According to reports gathered some 8 people were taken to a hospital in the city with gunshot wounds and 4 of them succumbed to their injuries.
The protestors in Chittagong belonged to an Islamist group called Hifazat-i-Islam that is against Modi’s visit to the country, and according to critics, Modi is instrumental in pushing the Hindu-first agenda in India.
It is to be noted that the Indian PM Narendra Modi arrived in the capital Dhaka for a two-day visit to celebrate Bangladesh’s 50th independence anniversary.
Protests have also started in the capital Dhaka, where witnesses have reported dozens injured after clashes with the police.
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