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BNP candidate’s convoy attacked in Chuadanga, 2 hurt

  • Published at 08:42 am December 11th, 2018
Chuadanga attack
A microbus is damaged in an attack on BNP candidate for Chuadanga 1 constituency on December 10, 2018Dhaka Tribune

The party blamed rival Awami League for the incident

Miscreants have attacked the convoy of a BNP candidate for Chuadanga 1 constituency in Alamdanga upazila, as the election campaign began. 

Two supporters of the candidate, Sharifuzzaman Sharif, were injured in the attack that occurred in Munshiganj area around 9:30pm on Monday, said BNP leaders. 

The injured were identified as Jubo Dal leaders Hablu and Mishu. The criminals also damaged two microbuses during the attack. 

Terming the attack as planned, Sharif at a press conference held at the Chudanga Press Club, blamed rival Awami League leaders for the incident. 

He said the criminals attacked his convoy and fled the scene. 

Meanwhile, another attack took place at a campaign march of BNP candidate Mahmud Hasan Khan Babu, who is contesting for Chuadanga 2 constituency. 

The party alleged Awami League’s associated wings Chhatra League and Jubo League are behind the attack.