Update May 12, 2015

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Bangladeshi shot dead in Lebanon

Sumel Sarker

Lebanon

Bangladeshi shot dead in Lebanon

12 May 2015, Nirapad News: A Bangladeshi expatriate was allegedly gunned down by political rivals in Beirut, capital city of Lebanon, over forming committee for the local unit of Awami League (AL) there.

The victim was identified as Sazib Shikdar, 23, son of Shamshu Shikdar of Harashpur village under Bijoynagar upazila of the district.

Victim’s uncle M Amir Hossain, Vice chairman of Ashuganj Upazila of the district, confirmed the matter.

Hossain said that Sajib was involved in AL’s politics. His rivals killed him around 9:00 pm on Sunday local time centering the formation of a local AL unit committee.

Victim’s brother-in-law, who also lives in Beirut, informed the family members over mobile phone in Monday afternoon, Hossain added.

However, arriving time of the body could not be known.

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