Burning Democracy

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Abu Talha, 42, a small businessman from Meherpur, received 21% burn.<br />
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The third day of the opposition-sponsored blockade on Thursday saw another arson attack on a bus in which one person was killed and 18 received severe burn injuries as their bus was set on fire by pickets at Shahbagh in the evening.<br />
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Nineteen passengers were severely injured as the Bihanga Paribahan bus of Sadarghat-Mirpur route came under attack around 6pm as two pickets on a motorcycle threw a petrol bomb on the running vehicle near Matsya Bhaban. As fire spread quickly, the driver stopped the bus and many passengers were able to get out of it.
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