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 A protest over police enforcement of coronavirus restrictions in rural Bangladesh turned violent when a mob of demonstrators attacked a police station, resulting in at least three people being shot, police and a doctor said, reports Al Jazeera.The incident took place late on Monday in the central town of Saltha in the Faridpur district where, according to the police, rumours had spread about a man being injured in a police sweep of a market aimed at enforcing health measures to curb the spread of COVID, reports BD Journal. One group hurled bricks at a police station, vandalised government offices and torched an officer’s home and two government cars, police said. A police spokesman said officers opened fire ‘in self-defence’ after the station was attacked, reports Prothom Alo.A 20-year-old Islamic student was killed and at least seven people injured, including three police, according to Suminur Rahman, Faridpur deputy chief of police. Staff at state-run Faridpur Medical College Hospital said that three people with gunshot wounds were in critical condition, reports New Age BD.