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One dead as violent clashes spread in Bangladesh

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Protesters from Bangladesh's largest Islamic party clashed with security forces in cities across the country on Tuesday in violence that has left one dead, police said. 

Bangladeshi police transfer a detained activist of Jamaat-e-Islami on a rickshaw during a nationwide strike in Dhaka. Protesters from Bangladesh's largest Islamic party clashed with security forces in cities across the country on Tuesday in violence that has left one dead, police said.

Jamaat-e-Islami called a strike on Tuesday to protest against the arrest and trial of its leaders, who face charges of war crimes during the country's 1971 liberation struggle.

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