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Bangladesh opposition says leader's Internet, electricity cut amid protests

Feb 01, 2015    

DHAKA (Reuters) - Opposition activists accused Bangladesh's government of cutting their leader's electricity, Internet and cable connections on Saturday after days of violent anti-government protests.The disconnections were reported soon after the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), led by Begum Khaleda Zia, called another 72-hour strike from Sunday morning along with its ongoing blockades of roads, railways and water routes.At least 40 people have died and hundreds been wounded in protests that surged on Jan. 5, the first anniversary of contested national elections that the BNP boy...

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