Jubo League men killed in AL infighting in Narayanganj
22 December 2015, Nirapad News: An activist of Jubo League was killed and 25 others including three with bullets were injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League over occupying a sand quarry at Char Hogla village in Sonargaon upazila on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Jamal Hossain, 32, an activist of Jubo League and son of Abdul Khalek of the village.
Manjur Kader, officer-in-charge of Sonargaon Police Station, said Nasir Uddin Member, president of no 9 ward unit Awami League and Harun-or-Rashid, a local unit Jubo League leader had been at loggerheads over the ownership of a sand quarry (sand mahal) near the bank of Meghna River.
As a sequel to the enmity, both the Awami League leader and Jubo League leader locked into an altercation over the issue on Monday.
At one stage, the supporters of Nasir, equipped with sharp weapons and arms attacked the supporters of Harun, triggering a clash.
Later both groups exchanged gunshots and attacked each other with the sharp weapons, leaving Jamal killed on the spot and 25 others injured.
However, three people—Sumon Mia, Alamgir Hossain and Saiful Islam went missing, said OC.
At least 10 houses and eight shops were vandalised during the clash.
The injured were rushed to different hospitals and clinics.
On information, police rushed in and brought the situation under control.
Additional police have been deployed in the area to avert further trouble.