B’desh gar­ment protests spread af­ter deaths

The Pak Banker - - International3 -

DHAKA: Protests by Bangladeshi gar­ment work­ers over low wages spread on Mon­day, a day af­ter four peo­ple were killed in vi­o­lent clashes be­tween demon­stra­tors and the po­lice. More than 4,000 gar­ment fac­tory staff blocked roads and staged a sit-in in the north­ern district of Gazipur, one of the coun­try's main man­u­fac­tur­ing ar­eas which pro­duces clothes for many Western brands. Dozens of peo­ple were also in­jured at protests in the cap­i­tal Dhaka. -Afp

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