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EC observer attacked in Khulna

  • Published at 03:48 pm May 15th, 2018
Ballot box
Dhaka Tribune file photo

The reason for the attack could not be known immediately

A member of the Election Commission observer team has reportedly been attacked in Khulna.

The attack took place at Nurani Bahumukhi Madrasa Biddaloy polling centre around 9:50am on Tuesday, an EC official told the Dhaka Tribune.

It was not immediately clear why the EC observer was by the yet unidentified attackers.

Voting in the Khulna City Corporation election started at 8am and will continue until 4pm.

Both the ruling Awami League and the BNP-backed mayoral candidates are optimistic about their victory.