Bangladesh: Dozens injured in protests against rising fuel prices

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Dozens of people in Bangladesh have been injured in protests against a rise in the cost of fuel.

It follows a price increase of up to 50 percent last week.

The government is blaming global energy markets.

Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka.

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Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 162 million people.

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation’s economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport, is the second-largest city.

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