Fire Service recorded at least three incidents of burning vehicles in 24 hours till 6 am Wednesday morning, reports UNB.
A bus was set on fire in Dhaka while a truck each was burnt in Gaibandha and Sherpur districts, said Shahjahan Shikdar, deputy director of Fire Service and Civil Defence's Media Cell.A total of 25 members of five firefighting units were engaged in dousing the flames during this period, added the Fire Service official.
So far, 256 arson attacks have been recorded since October 28 till 6 am on December 6. Of them, 250 vehicles were set on fire during the blockades and hartals.
Vehicles burned during this period included 155 buses, 43 trucks, 21 covered vans, eight motorbikes, and 23 others. Fifteen establishments were damaged while an ambulance was vandalised during the period, fire service said.
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