Jaipurhat: A wood trader was killed as he was reportedly hit in the head with a piece of wood by another wood trader at a saw mill in Akkelpur upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Sukumar Chandra, a resident of Raikalir Abadpur village of the upazila.
Witnesses said an altercation took place between Sukumar and Shahidul Islam, another wood trader of the upazila, over money around 5:45pm.
At one stage, Shahidul hit Sukumar in the head with a piece of wood, leaving him injured.
The injured was rushed to Akkelpur Upazila Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Akkelpur Police Station officer-in-charge Abul Kalam Azad confirmed the incident.