Bus runs over RMG worker in Narayanganj, irate colleagues block road and damage vehicles

Agitated garment workers blocked the Dhaka-Chittagong highway on Saturday after one of their fellow-workers was run over by a bus in Naraynaganj.

Narayanganj Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 28 March 2015, 08:03 AM
Updated : 28 March 2015, 08:03 AM

The highway at Sonargaon Upazila was blocked for two hours and several vehicles were damaged during the agitation.

Additional Superintendent of Police Md Zakaria said that a bus ran over Aman Ullah, 27, who worked at ‘Chaity Garments’, around 8am at Tribardi area.

According to witnesses the bus fell into a ditch after the accident, leaving ten passengers injured.

Irate workers set fire to bus before blocking the highway and damaged at least ten vehicles parked at a nearby garage.

Workers hurled brickbats at police when they intervened. Law-enforcers had to fire blank shots to disperse the agitators.

Traffic later resumed on one of the busiest highways in the country after two hours of interruption.