BP Report
On this day in 1971, Muktibahini attack a Pakistan army camp at Ghorashal in Narshingdi and kill 27 militia men. They seize a good amount of arms and ammunition.
Muktibahini occupy Azampur Railway Station in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria. The Pakistan army, however, gathers strength and recaptures the station. Later, the liberation force organised themselves again and drives away the Pakistanis with a three-way attack strategy.
Muktibahini guerrillas capture Fatikchhari, Raujan and Dakshin Anwara in Chattogram and fight to death to liberate Patiya.
Muktibahini kill five Pakistan militia men at Bijoypur area of Birisiri in Netrakona during an ambush and arrest 21 armed Razakars.
Hundreds of thousands of Bangladeshis can return home to live in peace if the Pakistan army leaves Bangladesh, says Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during a meeting of the Congress in New Delhi.
Pakistan military commander Mosleh Uddin, along with a group of Razakars, goes to a village named Kathali of Bhaluka upazila in Mymensingh to loot, vandalise and set fire to the houses. Meanwhile, Muktibahini, led by section commanders Gias Uddin and Abdul Wahed, attack and kill three militia men and seven Razakars.
Leaders of People’s Party and Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh urge President Yahya Khan to attack India on the West Pakistan frontier to preserve the integrity of two parts of Pakistan.