DHAKA, Bangladesh | Bangladesh garment worker protest continues for 4th day

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DHAKA, Bangladesh — Jan 09, 2019—Thousands of garment workers staged demonstrations to demand better wages for the fourth straight day on Wednesday, shutting down factories on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

The Daily Star newspaper reported that one protesting worker was shot dead and three dozen others were injured in clashes with police.

Police fired tear gas and water cannons and used batons to prevent people from blocking off the road leading to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

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