03 Dec 2023, 14:30
Update : 03 Dec 2023, 17:22

Miscreants torch 3 buses in city

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2023 (BSS) - Miscreants set fire to three passenger buses in the city on Saturday night ahead of 48 hours fresh blockade for ninth time enforced by the BNP-Jammat.

These fire incidents have taken place separately in Agargaon, Jatrabari and Demra area of the city as the law enforcers are continuing drives to arrest the arsonists.
"Miscreants torched a bus of Bhuiyan Paribahan in front of Agargaon Betar Bhaban around 11pm on Saturday...a bus of Padma line was set ablaze at 11.09pm at Gabtoli bus terminal and another bus was torched on Jatrabari-Demra road at 10.48pm on the same day", said Fire Service and Civil Defense media cell official Mohammad Shahjalal Sikder.

A total of four fire fighting units from Mohammadpur and Kalyanpur rushed to the spots and doused the fire with the help of local police.

No causalities were reported during the fire incidents, said the fire service official.