Advertisement

The World | IN BRIEF / BANGLADESH

More Than 200 Hurt in Clash With Police

June 12, 2006|From Times Wire Reports

Police fired bullets and tear gas at thousands of stone-throwing protesters demanding that the prime minister resign, injuring more than 200, witnesses and news reports said.

Clashes between police and demonstrators trying to block entrance to the capital, Dhaka, broke out in nearly a dozen points.

The protest was part of a campaign to oust Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, and to demand reforms ahead of January elections.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|