In two separate incidents of terrorism in Bangladesh , Muhammad Yunus , a Professor of Rajshahi University was knifed to death and six activists from the women’s wing of the opposition Awami League including a former MP Syeda Zebunnessa Huq were injured .
Unidentified assailants knifed and hammered a Rajshahi University (RU) professor to death at Binodpur in the city on Friday morning sparking off daylong agitation and public outcry. Muhammad Yunus, 63, professor of economics and a former registrar of the university, was attacked and killed at about 6:10am some 150 yards from his house while he was taking his regular morning walk, police and witnesses said. He had gone out of the house at 5:30am.
A prominent left-leaning teacher, Yunus was president of RU Bangabandhu Parishad and senior vice-president of Bangladesh Economic Association.
The murder was pre-planned, said police investigators, colleagues and relatives.
President of district Mohila Awami League (AL) and former lawmaker Syeda Zebunnesa Haque,General Secretary Ruby Fatema Islam, and six other leaders and activists were injured as a powerful bomb went off yesterday afternoon at a meeting of the party unit .