Gazipur, Jan 22: More than 50 vehicles have been vandalised by RMG workers after a truck run over and killed a security guard of a factory in Gazipur’s Kaliakair upazila on the Dhaka-Tangail highway on Sunday. At this time, three workers were injured.
“Factory workers set the truck on fire and vandalised more than fifty vehicles. At one point, the agitated workers blocked the Dhaka-Tangail highway in the Chandra area, bringing traffic on the route to a halt,” said Konabari Highway Police Station Officer-n-Charge Atiqul Islam.
According to eyewitnesses and police, some workers along with Azadul were going to the factory together this morning. Around 8am, a speeding truck hit Azadul and some workers. Azadul died on the spot.
Traffic on the highway has been closed for about two hours since the accident, it caused 5-kilometre long tailbacks on both sides of the highway.