The Fire Service and Civil Defence on Thursday said that they recorded incidents of torching 12 vehicles across Bangladesh in 15 hours between 6:00pm on Wednesday and 9:00am on Thursday.
In a message sent to media by the fire service media cell said that the incidents were taken place from the time of the Election Commission’s announcement of the next general election schedule.
Of the incidents, two arson attacks were reported in Dhaka division, one in Barishal division, five in Rajshahi, two in Chattogram, and one in Sylhet, said Talha Bin Zashim, station officer at Fire Service and Civil Defense Media Cell.
The vehicles include two buses, two covered vans, five trucks, two human haulers and one commuter train.
The fire incidents were brought under control with the help of 21 firefighting units.