At least four people were killed during a clash between pro-hartal supporters and police at Shingair upazila in Manikganj during the daylong hartal on Sunday. The OC of Shingair Police Station and seven others were injured. The dead were Shahalam (30), Alamgir (28), Najimuddin (35) and a housewife Helena (32). All of them were from Gobindal village of the upazila and passing the area during the clash.
Witness said Jamaat activists brought out a procession around 10:00am and were resisted by the law enforcers. The clash started and both side shot each other living Shahalam and Alamgir dead on the spot. Najimuddin and Helena died en route to hospital.