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Gazipur police use tear gas shells during an RMG worker protest.

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নভেম্বর ২, ২০২৩ ২:০৬ অপরাহ্ণ
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Garment factory workers in Gazipur continued to protest today, demanding increase in basic salary.

At around 8:30 am, the workers tried to block the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway with a procession, but industrial police and cops from Basan Police Station fired sound grenades and tear gas shells to disperse them.

Sarwar Alam, superintendent of Gazipur Industrial Police-2, told reporters that a large number of police personnel have been deployed to bring the situation under control.

Workers have been urged not to vandalize and remain calm, he said.

Workers of TM Fashion Limited in Bhogra Bypass area of Gazipur started the protest, and workers from nearby factories joined in.

At present, agitating workers have taken a stand around the highway.