Fakhrul’s motorcade comes under attack during election rally in Thakurgaon

Published: December 11, 2018 13:59:18 | Updated: December 11, 2018 20:07:05


File photo shows BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir - Collected

A group of men has attacked BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s motorcade in Thakurgaon, his party colleague has alleged.

The attack was carried out during an election rally in Danarhat area in ​​sadar upazila around 12:00pm on Tuesday, said District BNP President Taimur Rahman.

Taimur said Fakhrul was in the area to hold a rally as part of his election campaign. “A group of people attacked and smashed the windshields of two or three cars.”

He blamed the attack on the local Awami League activists, according to a bdnews24 report.

The local police confirmed the attack without elaboration.

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