Bangladesh buries hanged opposition leader

Execution of Abdul Quader Mollah, convicted for war crimes, causes mass unrest, leaving at least five people dead.

    Hundreds of Jamaat-e-Islami party supporters attended burial of Abdul Quader Mollah, who was hanged for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence.

    At least five people have been killed in riots following the execution of an opposition leader in Bangladesh.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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