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Cop-worker clash

Ashulia turns into battlefield

Times National Desk - December 3rd, 2012

The entire area of Baipail, Jamgora, Shimultala and Baron turned into a battlefield as a fierce clash between police and workers  of Tazreen Fashions Limited at Ashulia took place on Sunday morning. The workers brought out a procession in the industrial belt demanding compensation.
Meanwhile, police fired tear shell and rubber bullet to calm the agitating workers. In return, the workers also threw brick chips towards police.
Transport movement on Abdullapur-Baipail road halted due to the chase-and-counter-chase. Agitating workers said police charged baton on them as they brought out a procession around 9am demanding the compensation in the fire incident.
Later, they also threw brick bats towards police triggering a fierce clash.
Police officials said they area trying to take the situation under control.
On November 24, at least 112 RMG workers were killed in a devastating fire at Tazreen Fashions Ltd at Ashulia of Savar upazila.