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Bangladesh strike brings Dhaka to standstill

Demonstrations turned deadly as opposition protesters demand the government to resign ahead of upcoming elections.

Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 20:59
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At least one person has died in Bangladesh on the first day of a nationwide strike.

The capital Dhaka has been brought to a standstill and police are out in force on the streets. Opposition protesters demand the government to resign ahead of nearing elections.

More from Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds in Dhaka.

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