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BGB Deployed Countrywide As Anti-Modi Violence Escalates


At least 26 police have been wounded in an attack carried out by Hefazat-e-Islam’s activists at the Aruail police camp in the remote haor area of Sarail upazila in Brahmanbaria.  
6 police men have been attacked by the militants in the police station of Bhanga of Faridpur district. 
Anti-Modi protestors have fired at a passenger bus in Dhaka. 
25 Jamaat e Islami militants has been arrested from Sylhet and Dhaka.
Thousands of Islamists in Chittagong, led by Hefazat militants of JMB Harun Izahar son of Mufti Izahar , who was trained by Al Qaida  in Afghanistan,  staged demonstrations in Dhaka, Chattogram, Brahmanbaria and other places after the noon prayers on Friday, protesting the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh visit.
Prior to the demonstration, police and BGB were deployed in large numbers in the allies and streets across Paltan, Gulistan and Baitul Mukarram mosque areas. The security in the areas had been beefed up.
The attack on Aruail police camp took place at around 3:30 pm on Saturday. Inspector (Investigation) of Sarail police station Kabir Hossain is among the injured police.
According to the police and locals, several thousand madrasa students accompanied by locals brought out a rally at Aruail bazaar at 2:00pm led by Maulana Abu Taher, Hossain Ahmed, Mahmudur Rashed and Oliullah protesting a two-day-long visit of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh.
 The militants tried to enter the Aruail police camp at 3:30pm, then police obstructed them. In retaliation, they hurled brick bats at the policemen and left 26 injured on the spot. Police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets to disperse the militants.
Meanwhile, a group of people attacked the police station in Bhanga of Faridpur district on Saturday afternoon. Six policemen were injured in the attack. The main gate of the police station and two police motorcycles were vandalised at the time.
Police later fired 45 shots to bring the situation under control. Security measures have been beefed up at Bhanga by deploying BGB and RAB along with police.
Eyewitness said around 500 to a thousand radicals brought out a rally from Jamia Islamia Qasemul Uloom Eidgah Madrasa near Bhanga police station after Zohr prayer at around 2.00pm on Saturday.And they carried out the attack on the police station and left six police personnel injured.
Hefazat threatens harsh consequences if Sunday strike obstructed: BGB Deployed countrywide.
A bus of Turag Paribahan plying on Jatrabari-Gazipur route in the C was set on fire by unidentified miscreants in front of Malibagh police box in the capital. The radical islamists .
Malibagh rail gate area around 11:45am on Saturday Being panicked at the fire, passengers broke the window glasses and jumped off the vehicle, witnesses said. Some passengers reportedly sustained minor injuries.
Sub Inspector (SI) Md Abdul Alim of Dhaka Metropalitan Police (DMP) Hatirjheel Thana confirming the matter to media said police along with assistance of locals managed to douse the fire immediately after the incident.
Militant leaders of Hefazat on Saturday warned that they would go for series of demonstrations if the government tries to interrupt the Sunday hartal (general strike) being observed in protest of attacks on anti-Modi campaigners.
On the second day of the anti-Modi movement in Brahmanbari the trains stopped again. Due to protests, trains on the Dhaka-Chittagong-Dhaka, Dhaka-Sylhet railways have stopped running since Saturday evening, and several trains have been delayed at various stations.
Meanwhile, the train stop at Brahmanbariya railway station was canceled indefinitely due to mechanical malfunctions, including shield damage as a result of violence at the railway station. Therefore, not a single train has stopped at this railway station since that Saturday.
According to a source at the Akhaura railway station, the railway authorities decided to stop the movement of trains on Saturday afternoon when the situation in Brahmanbariya deteriorated. That is why the suspended Noakhali intercity express pack at Bhairab Railway Station in Kishoreganji, connected to Dhaka Mahanagar Goduli at Kasbah Station in Brahmanbari, the Mahanagar Express at Akhaura Railway Station got stuck at Akhaura Station.
While addressing a protest programme in front of Baitul Mokarram Mosque in Dhaka on Saturday, the radical islamists threatened that the government would be held responsible in case of any unwarranted situation.
Anti-Modi protest turned violent, mostly madrassa students and other religious elements, locked in clashes with law enforcement personnel and ruling party student-youth activists.
Anti-Modi protest of the radical islamist Hifazat-e-Islam have vandalized the Hathazari police station, Brahmanbaria station, Fired Bus in Malibag , Fired Jatrabarri entry point of Dhaka,  blocked  Khagrachhori Highway  to protest the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the country.  
The clashes left four agitators dead at Hathazari, Chattogram–the epicenter of Hefazat, one in Brahmanbaria, and more than a hundred injured.
In a press conference at the capital’s Purana Paltan on Friday night, Hefazat-e-Islam’s Nayeb-Ameer Abdur Rab Yousufi called a countrywide demonstration on Saturday and a dawn to dusk hartal on Sunday.

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