Strikes, Attacks Bring Turbulent Politics Back to Bangladesh

January 22, 2015 6:44 AM

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A 2½-year-old victim of a homemade bomb lies in an intensive care unit with burns to his face, head and other body parts. In another hospital, 17 people, including students and a teacher, are being treated for similar injuries. Another victim, a schoolboy, lost both his eyes.

That is just part of the toll from more than two weeks of attacks sparked by the latest clash between Bangladesh's two main, long-feuding political factions. Since Jan. 5 — the one-year anniversary of the last election — at least 28 people have been killed, nearly 700 vehicles have been smashed or t...

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