Ashulia RMG unrest continues

Production at around 100 readymade garment units on the capital's outskirt Ashulia was suspended again as workers continues their demonstration for second straight day on Tuesday.

At least 30 people including police personnel were injured when the angry workers fought pitched battle with law enforcers demanding hikes in their wages, Abdus Salam, director general of Industrial Police confirmed to The Daily Star.

The clash was continuing around 10:40am when this report was filed.

Traffic movement on Dhaka-Tangail highway remain suspended since 9:00 in the morning as the workers put barricades on the highway to press home their demand, causing immense suffering to the commuters.

News Source: