Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- A bus driver has suffered burn injuries after a group of arsonists set fire to his vehicle in Dhaka's Khilgaon during a fresh 48-hour blockade called by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami.

An autorickshaw was also vandalised by protesters near the capital's BAF Shaheen College.

An Ashim Paribahan bus was torched in Meradia's Bashpotti area around 7:30 am on Sunday, according to Inspector MA Hasan of Khilgaon Police Station. Its driver, 30-year-old Md Sabuj, has been admitted to the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burns and Plastic Surgery.

The police have yet to arrest anyone in connection with the incident.

"Sabuj is in critical condition. He has suffered burns on 28 percent of his body, including damage to his respirat...