December 30, 2018 / 1:34 PM / 20 days ago

Bangladesh election violence kills 17 people, police say

Law enforcement officials are seen on duty outside a voting center during the general election in Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 30, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

DHAKA (Reuters) - Election-related violence killed 17 people in Bangladesh on Sunday, a police spokesman said, including seven people from the ruling party and five from the opposition alliance.

Spokesman Sohel Rana said more than 20 people were injured.

Reporting by Serajul Quadir; editing by David Stamp

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