Bangladesh strike brings Dhaka to standstill

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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