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Man killed, 15 injured in Kishoreganj clash

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Man killed, 15 injured in Kishoreganj clash

Man killed, 15 injured in Kishoreganj clash


A man was killed and 15 others, including a police official, were injured in a brawl between two groups of villagers at Ashtagram upazila in Kishoreganj district on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Ekatar Mia, 50, a resident of Uttar Abdullahpur village under the upazila.
Police have arrested 12 people in connection with the incident.

According to police and locals, there has been a longstanding conflict between Anwar Hossain Khan, the current chairman of Abdullahpur union, and Muktar Khan, a former chairman of the union.

Anwar's and Muktar Khan's relative had a dispute in Italy recently. Following this dispute, the two groups clashed on Thursday. The two groups again engaged in a clash on Friday afternoon around 5 pm.

Ektar Mia's body has been sent to Kishoreganj Modern Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

Ashtagram Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Shafiqul Islam said that 12 people have been arrested for interrogation in connection with the incident. The situation is currently under control, he said.

SA

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