BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Standing Committee Member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Adviser Major General (Retd) Ruhul Alam Chowdhury and the party's Chittagong divisional unit Organising Secretary Mahbuber Rahman Shamim were injured during the attack.
Fakhrul termed the incident an attack on the people who think freely and oppose the government.
Blaming the ruling party for the attack, he said: “This is not a personal attack but an attack on democracy. It is an attack on freethinkers and also on those who oppose the government.”
BNP in an immediate reaction to the incident demonstrated in local BNP in Ragngunia and also in front of its Nayapaltan headquarters.