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2 killed in Habiganj clash

Sumel Sarker

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2 killed in Habiganj clash

04 February 2015, Nirapad News: Two persons, including a woman, were killed and 20 others injured in a clash between two rival groups in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj over establishing supremacy.

The deceased were identified as Jalil Mia, 30, son of Saju Mia and Rokeya Khatun, 20, daughter of Rahiz Ali. The clash took place at Khatura village around 8:00am Wednesday.

Local sources said Fazal Mia had a longstanding dispute with UP member Khalilur Rahman of the aforesaid village over establishing supremacy.

Following the dispute, a clash erupted between supporters of the both groups with locally made weapons, leaving Rokeya dead on the spot and 21 others injured.

Critically injured Jalil Mia was taken to Madhabpur upazila health complex where duty doctor declared him dead on the spot. On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control with the help of locals. Madhabpur Thana officer in charge (OC) Molla Monir Hossian confirmed the matter.

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