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Supporters of chairman candidates clash at Atgharia, 10 injured

Published : Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 142

PABNA, May 13: A total of 10 people were injured in an attack on Upazila chairman candidate Saiful Islam Kamals supporters in Atgharia Upazila of the district on Sunday at about 9pm.  
The injured supporters have been admitted to Atgharia Upazila Health Complex and Pabna General Hospital.
The attack took place in Motigacha Village at Debottar Union in the    upazila.
Injured supporters are: Mocha of Motigacha Village, Romecha Khatun, Chad Ali Molla, Golam Rasul, Sadhu Molla, Madhu Molla, Azizul Molla, Jadu Molla, Mofiz Uddin Khan, and Noora.
According to eyewitnesses, the supporters of the candidate returned home after the election campaign from Chandbha Union Ratipur while the supporters of opponent chairman candidate Tanveer Islam ambushed them; supporters of Saiful were chopped by sharp weapons.
Later on, locals rescued them and sent them to Pabna General Hospital.
Atgharia Upazila chairman candidate Tanveer Islam said, "Attacks on my supporters are often happening. As part of that, they have carried out this attack today."
Officer-in-Charge of Atgharia Police Station Hadiul Islam said, both sides had a clash; several people were injured; police have been deployed in the area, and the situation is calm now.

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