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June 9, 1988
Baton-wielding police clashed with about 2,000 students who took to the streets in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to protest a constitutional amendment making Islam the state religion. At least 10 people were injured, police said. Nationwide, lawyers supporting the protest stayed away from courts while students, who have been boycotting classes for the last three days, declared plans for more demonstrations to demand that the amendment, approved by Parliament on Tuesday, be repealed.
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June 4, 2001 | From Associated Press
A bomb exploded inside a Catholic church during Mass on Sunday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25 others in southwestern Bangladesh, police said. Nine worshipers died instantly in the Christian Mission Church in Baniarchar, 100 miles southwest of the capital, Dhaka. Another died on the way to hospital. "I was deep into prayer when I heard a big bang. The hall was engulfed in smoke. Everyone was screaming," said Hubert Bairagi, one of the survivors.
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June 4, 2001 | From Associated Press
A bomb exploded inside a Catholic church during Mass on Sunday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25 others in southwestern Bangladesh, police said. Nine worshipers died instantly in the Christian Mission Church in Baniarchar, 100 miles southwest of the capital, Dhaka. Another died on the way to hospital. "I was deep into prayer when I heard a big bang. The hall was engulfed in smoke. Everyone was screaming," said Hubert Bairagi, one of the survivors.
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June 9, 1988
Baton-wielding police clashed with about 2,000 students who took to the streets in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to protest a constitutional amendment making Islam the state religion. At least 10 people were injured, police said. Nationwide, lawyers supporting the protest stayed away from courts while students, who have been boycotting classes for the last three days, declared plans for more demonstrations to demand that the amendment, approved by Parliament on Tuesday, be repealed.
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