Driver burnt as arsonists torch bus in Dhaka during BNP blockade
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Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- A bus driver has suffered burn injuries after a group of arsonists set fire to an Ashim Paribahan bus in Dhaka's Khilgaon during the 48-hour blockade called by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami.
The incident took place in Meradia's Bashpotti area around 7:30 am on Sunday, according to Inspector MA Hasan of Khilgaon Police Station.
The victim, 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 respiratory system," said Tarikul Islam, resident physician at the burns institute.
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