Three people were killed in Bangladesh’s Chandpur district on Wednesday in a clash between a mob and the police that broke out following social media posts about alleged desecration of the Quran at a Durga Puja pandal in Comilla district.
Nazimuddin, the sub-inspector of Hajiganj upazila (sub-district) police station in Chandpur confirmed the deaths Nazimuddin said that the deceased had injury marks on their body, but he could not confirm what caused them. At least 15 policemen were also injured, he said.
At least three people were killed in an attack on a Durga Puja pandal in Bangladesh.
The government has deployed paramilitary forces in the areas where violence took place.