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Bangladesh Army Says It Foiled Bid to Oust Hasina Government

Bangladesh’s army foiled an attempt by former and serving officers to oust Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed’s government, a military spokesman said.

“Instigated by some non-resident Bangladeshis, some serving and retired officers with extreme religious views have tried to create disorder in the army,” Brigadier General Muhammad Masud Razzaq said in a statement yesterday. The conspiracy was a bid “to topple the system of democratic governance through the army,” Razzaq said.