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Mob beatings claim six lives in Jan

FE ONLINE REPORT | Saturday, 22 February 2020


Six people were killed by mob beatings across the country in January, according to a report by an independent rights and legal aid body.

The highest number of incidents of killings took place in Khulna division, revealed the data by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK).

Five people were killed in Khulna division while In Dhaka, one person was killed, it added.

A total of 65 people were killed in 2019, the ASK report said.

As many as 37 people were killed in 2018 while it was 50 in 2017, the rights body disclosed.

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