War grenades were thrown at us: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a public meeting (file photo)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that on August 24, 2004, Tareq-Khaleda Zia Gong attacked our peace rally with grenades at noon. Battlefield grenades were thrown at us. 22 activists including Ivy Rahman died. I was saved by the grace of God.

He said these things while addressing the chief guest at the public meeting organized by the district Awami League at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday (December 7) afternoon.

The Prime Minister said, what has Jamaat-BNP given to the people of this country? Arson, murder, money laundering gave them.

It should be noted that Awami League general secretary and bridge minister Obaidul Quader, Awami League presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak, joint general secretary Mahbub ul Alam Hanif and other central and district level leaders are present in the public meeting.

Source: ODHIKAR by www.odhikar.news.

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