16 hurt in clash over picking up lychee
Published : Sunday, 19 May, 2019 at 9:13 PM Count : 462
At least 16 people, including women and children, were injured in a clash over picking up lychee in Birampur upazila of Dinajpur on Sunday morning.
The incident took place in Munshipara area in the upazila, said Birampur Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Moniruzzaman.
Quoting locals, the OC said two rival groups equipping with sticks, rod and locally made arms clashed when the both parties went to a garden to pick up lychee, leaving 16 injured.
The injured were sent to hospital.
Police, however, detained two people for their alleged involvement in the incident.