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AL infighting kills 1 in Shariatpur

Published : Friday, 11 August, 2017 at 11:06 PM Count : 140
Observer Online Report

Shariatpur: A man was shot dead and at least 25 people were injured during a fictional clash between two groups of Narai upazila unit of Awami League on Friday evening.

The deceased was identified as Iqbal Hussain, 25, son of Amin Fakir in Matalkhandi village. He was vice president of Rajnagar Union Jubo League.

Ahsan Shah, additional superintendent of Shariatpur, confirmed the matter.

Quoting the locals police said, the clash took place between supporters of Dadon Mirbohor and Jakir Gazi following dominance at afternoon. Iqbal received bullet injury, and was taken to Sadar hospital where on duty doctor declared him dead.   

The clash also left 25 persons injured, he added.

Iqbal’s father, meanwhile, demanded an exemplary punishment of the killers.

The police officials said, additional police hav been deployed in the spot and operation is continuing for searching illegal arms.


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