• Short Summary

    Sis people were reported killed and at least five hundred injured during a series of demonstrations on November 28 against Bangladesh's military government.

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    GV Crowd at fence surrounding Dhaka University trying to break through (2 shots)
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    GVs Demonstrators throwing stones at riot police (5 shots)
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    GV Riot police moving in behind water cannon (2 shots)
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    GV Water cannon pointed at crowd (2 shots)
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    GV PAN Water cannon vehicle backs of as crowd moves forward (2 shots)
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    GVs Crowd set fire to truck parked on street (3 shots)
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    Background: Sis people were reported killed and at least five hundred injured during a series of demonstrations on November 28 against Bangladesh's military government. The most serious incident occurred in the capital Dhaka, where four people died when police fired on a crowd which had forced its way into a government building compound. In the port of Chittagong two people died in clashes. Armed troops, manning key points in Dhaka, used tear gas and water cannon on stone-throwing crowds. It was the worst outbreak of violence since General Hossain Mohammad Ershad seized power in March last year. The protests could seriously upset his efforts to call presidential and parliamentary elections during the coming months. An indefinite curfew imposed by police and troops was still in force on December 2.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ANVMUXBJVM3D9O0VIMZ3LGZ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ANVMUXBJVM3D9O0VIMZ3LGZ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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