Coordinator of Ganasanghati Andolan Junaid Saki was injured in an attack allegedly by some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Tuesday evening.
He was attacked when he went to the hospital to visit people wounded in the deadly fire incident in Sitakunda container depot.
Several other leaders and activists of Ganasanghati Andolan were also injured in the attack.
Junaid Saki alleged that some BCL men attacked them after the visited the burnt injured at CMCH.
“We first visited fire-ravaged Sitakunda depot and later visited the wounded people at the hospital. At one stage, some BCL men attacked us leaving at least 20 leaders and activists of seven political parties injured,” he said.
Two police personnel saved them but the rest police members remained inactive during the attack, he alleged.
Junaid Saki is now undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the port city.
Bangladesh Gana Odhikar Parishad senior joint convener Rashed Khan was among the injured.
Denying the allegation, Chattogram city Chhatra League general secretary Zakaria Dastagir said BCL men were not involved in the incident.