Bangladesh police opened fire on bomb-throwing Islamist protesters on Monday as five more people died in clashes sparked by the execution of an Islamist leader for war crimes.
At least 53 people, including three firefighters and policemen, were injured Sunday in clashes that erupted after thousands of Bangladesh garment workers attacked a fire station in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka.
The US on Tuesday expressed sadness over the loss of life in the recent unrest in Bangladesh and called for calm and peaceful resolution for differences.
Fresh clashes continued in Bangladesh on Tuesday as the death toll in the ongoing violence over the crime verdicts increased to 84.
Hundreds of protesters, mostly youth, both men and women, gather everyday to demand death penalty for those who committed war crimes during the 1971 war of independence.
Two people were killed in continuing violence in Bangladesh as supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party clashed with police.
Day in Pics: 27th February
Showbiz World - February 27, 2015
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