Clash kills one, hurts 5 in N'ganj
A man was killed and five others were injured in a clash in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday.
Deceased Anwar Hossain,47, was the brother of Uchitpura union Swechchhasebak League.
Locals and police said the clash took place at Kadirdia village in the morning over a showdown centering the next UP election.
They said Abu Jafar and ward 5 member Abu Hanif had long been at loggerhead over
establishing supremacy in the area.
Abu Hanif became angry over a rally organised by Jafar's follower Abu Sufian as a candidate of the next UP election, creating tension in the area.
The clash ensued at 7am when Hanif members supporters attacked Abu Zafar's men. Both groups equipped with lethal weapons pounded each other, leaving six persons including Anwar injured.
The injured were rushed to the upazila health complex where doctors declared Anwar dead.
Confirming the matter, Araihazar Police OC Nazrul Islam said police force has been sent to the spot and the situation is now under control.