1 killed as AL factions clash in Munshiganj

11 Jun,2017

Munshiganj, BdChronicle:

A person has been killed in a clash between two local groups of ruling Awami League over establishing dominance in Munshiganj Sadar upazila’s Char Kewar union early Saturday.

The deceased is Md Masud, 22.

At least 10 others were also injured in the clash.

Munshiganj Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Md Younus Ali confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

He said: “The two groups engaged in a clash over establishing dominance in the locality. One died on the spot and two others were critically injured.

“Additional police forces were deployed in the area to avoid further skirmishes.”

Former union parishad chairman Afsar Uddin Bhuiyan said the supporters of UP members Harun and Mantu locked in the clash.

However, current chairman of Char Kewar union Md Akteruzzaman said the clash erupted between Mantu group and Shahin Madbar group.

Superintendent of police Md Jayedul Alam said police had been investigating to find out the people who were involved in the incident.

“Law enforcers have been working to take control over the situation,” the SP added.

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