One female RMG worker was killed and ten more injured during a confrontation between police and workers on Wednesday in the Konabari area of Gazipur. Anjuara Begum, aged 24, was the spouse of Jamal Hossain and resided in Char Natipara, Kazipur upazila, Sirajganj. She was an operator of Islam Garments in the Konabari area.
The clash happened in the morning when workers started to demonstrate in Konabari area, against the government issued minimum wage for the labourers, and police shot rubber bullets, sound grenades and lobbed teargas shells. At least 12 workers were hurt in the conflict and 2 were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Anjuara dead, said in-charge of DMCH police outpost Bachchu Mia.