Update September 19, 2015

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Robbers gun down fisherman, hurt 10 in Bay

Sumel Sarker

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Robbers gun down fisherman, hurt 10 in Bay

19 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: A Fisherman was shot to death and 10 others were injured as sea robbers opened fire on them in Kalkini area under Char Fahion upazila in the Bay of Bengal on Friday evening.

The deceased was identified as Sidu Majhi (40). Of the bullet-wound fishermen, four are Mosleuddin, Rafiq, Sahajal and Alamgir.

Local fishermen said that the fishermen of Daulatkhan upazila were fishing in the Bay of Bengal. A gang of robbers robbed four fishing trawlers at gunpoint around 5:00pm and to 7:00 pm on Friday.

At one stage of mass robbery, robbers stabbed fishermen with sharp weapons and opened fire on them as they obstructed the robbery.

Daulatkhan Thana officer-in-charge (OC) Abul Bashar confirmed the matter to banglanews.

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