LAXMIPUR, May 26: Miscreants allegedly shot to death two brothers at Baidya Bari crossing of Boshikpur village under Boshikpur union in Sadar upazila here on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Md Ratan, 40, and Ismail Hossen, 32, sons of Sharif Ullah of the village.
Police and locals said the two brothers were taking tea at a stall of one Anwar Hossen at the said area at 11:30am when miscreants numbering five to eight shot several rounds of bullet at them and fled from the spot, leaving the brothers dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Sadar Hospital for autopsies.
Resident Medical Officer of the hospital Dr Anwar Hossen confirmed the death and said bullet wound marks were found on their heads.
The deceased had several cases including abduction, extortion, murder and rape, police said.