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Bangladesh: Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka

Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
01/13
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A severely burnt passenger leaves the hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
02/13
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A man with severe burns arrives in the hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
03/13
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Hospital staff treats a passenger with severe burns in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
04/13
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A passenger lays in pain at a hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
05/13
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A relative of a burned victim reacts during 84 hours general strike in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
06/13
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A passenger lays in pain at a hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
07/13
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Rabeya Akhter, 24, an Eden College student and passenger in the bus, covers her burnt face as she leaves the hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
08/13
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At least 8 people victim of a bomb attack, are treated at the hospital, after being injured from a petrol bomb during a journey at a bus, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
09/13
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At least 8 people victim of a bomb attack, are treated at the hospital, after being injured from a petrol bomb during a journey at a bus, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
10/13
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Two severely burnt passengers sit on a hospital bed awaiting for medical assistance in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
11/13
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Two severely burnt passengers sit on a hospital bed awaiting for medical assistance in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
12/13
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A passenger lays in pain at a hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
13/13
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Medical staff treats Rabeya Akhter, 24, an Eden College student and passenger in the bus, in a hospital in Dhaka. At least 8 people were victims of an attack after alleged opposition strikers threw a petrol bomb at a bus in Dhaka.
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
  • Bangladesh Strikers torch a bus full of passengers in Dhaka
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Strikers have allegedly torched a bus full of passengers in Dhaka on the third day of the Opposition-sponsored strike. The BNP-led 18-party alliance is trying to enforce an 84-hour shutdown, demanding polls under a non-party caretaker government.

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