'At least 27 people' die in Dhaka clashes

At least 27 people died in clashes between police and large numbers of Islamic hardliners in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka today.

Protesters have been demanding that the government enact an anti-blasphemy law, officials said.

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'27 dead' in Bangladesh clashes

At least 27 people died in clashes between police and Islamist protesters in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka today, the Associated Press reports.