Five vehicles have been torched in the capital during the indefinite countrywide blockade enforced by the BNP.
Miscreants have torched a public bus near Gulistan area in the capital around 5:15pm on Tuesday.
None was injured in the incident as two units of fire service and civil defense rushed to the spot and doused the fire.
Shahjadi Sulatana, duty officer of fire service and civil defense headquarter told the Dhaka Tribune.
A man has sustained burn injuries during the arson incident took place at Lal Mosque area in the capital’s Kadamtali around 6am in the day, police said.
Kadamtali police station Officer-in-Charge Mizanur Rahmna said: “Ansar member Monwar Hossain sustained burn injuries when miscreants torched a tempo in the area.”
He said: “He is under treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital's burn unit.”
Unidentified miscreants torched a BRTC bus and a private car in front of Rajuk building around 2pm.
Motijheel police station Officer-in-Charge Forman Ali said: “A unit from the fire service went to the spot and brought the blaze under control.”
Meanwhile, a bus was torched at Tatibazar intersection around 2pm.
Being informed, four units from the fire service went to the spot and doused the blaze, said fire service officer Shahjadi Sultana.
Shahbagh police station Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman said a bus of Shekhor Poribohon was set on fire around 3:30pm.
Moreover, two crude bombs were exploded at Natunbazar in the afternoon, said Badda police station Officer-in-Charge Abdul Jalil.