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One killed, 8 injured in Fulbari land dispute

Published : Sunday, 17 January, 2021 at 7:03 PM  Count : 280
Upazila Representative

A man was killed and eight people were injured in a clash between two rival groups in Fulbari upazila of Kurigram on Sunday over a land dispute.

Deceased Bakinur Islam,35, was the son of Salim Mistry of Bhangamor village.

Local sources said Salim Mistry and his co-villager Sahidul member had been at loggerhead over the ownership of a piece of land.

An altercation took place between them when Salim went to the disputed land to collect mustered in the morning.

Later, their supporters locked into a clash around 8:30am.

At one stage, Sahidul's men hacked Bakinur, leaving him dead.

Eight people who were injured in the clash were admitted to Kurigram Sadar Hospital.

Of them, condition of Jahurul Haque,35, and Khalil Uddin,60, was stated critical.

Fulbari Police OC Razib Kumar Roy said police force has been sent to the spot.


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