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Sunday, February 21, 2016, Falgun 9, 1422 BS, Jamadiul Awwal 10, 1437 Hijri

Panchagarh Hindu temple priest hacked dead, devotee shot
Observer Online Report
Published :Sunday, 21 February, 2016,  Time : 10:35 AM  View Count : 93
A priest was hacked to death and a devotee was shot as miscreants attacked a Hindu temple in Deviganj upazila of Panchagarh district on Sunday morning.

Deceased--Jogeshwar Roy, 50, was the priest of Sri Sri Shantu Santo Gaurio Monastery. Injured--Gopal Chandra Roy, 32, was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.

Debiganj Thana OC Shafiqul Islam said, three unidentified miscreants riding on a motorcycle attacked the Monastery around 7am. They hacked and slaughtered the priest when he came out of the temple after hearing sound of stone hurling.

They also fired gunshots and exploded crude bombs, leaving the devotee injured. 


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