Bangladesh scholars attacked throughout Dhaka protest

A Bangladeshi student shout slogans while blocking a road with others during a rally demanding safe roads on the seventh consecutive day of protests Image copyright EPA

Approximately 25 scholars had been injured in clashes in Bangladesh at the seventh day of an unparalleled youth protest about highway safety, reviews say.

Thousands of pupils, many at school uniform, had been out at the roads of the capital, Dhaka, preventing traffic and checking cars and drivers.

The government say unidentified groups of youths attacked them on Saturday.

The protesters need stepped forward street safety after a boy and woman have been killed through a dashing bus remaining Sunday.

Transport staff have in up to date days staged their very own strike, whilst the government has instructed students to return to their study rooms.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Students chant slogans in the course of the demonstration

Police used tear gasoline as they tried to regulate the crowds on Saturday.

Local journalists informed the BBC they had been among the ones crushed up by means of professional-government students, and they stated having their digital camera equipment destroyed.

Amid studies of sexual attacks within the streets, a feminine reporter alleged on social media that she have been “molested” even as seeking to film the clashes.

“we can’t go away the roads till our calls for are met. we wish protected roads and secure drivers,” stated protester Al Miran to AFP news agency.

Chanting “we want justice”, students have been calling for stricter enforcement of visitors regulations, and have blocked prime intersections within the capital for seven consecutive days.

Teens as younger as 13 have been seen on Dhaka’s notoriously clogged streets, checking drivers have valid licences and that cars and buses are in roadworthy conditions prior to letting them drive on.

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