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10 injured in Magura AL-BNP clash 


Thursday 07 September, 2017 10:09:48 am

10 injured in Magura AL-BNP clash 

Magura, Sep 7 (UNB) - At least 10 people were injured in a clash between supporters of Awami League (AL) and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) at Sreekol Bazar in Sreepur upazila on Wednesday evening.

Rezaul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sreepur Police Station, said Sreekol AL President Amir Hossain had a longstanding dispute with local BNP leader Abu Sayed Mandol over establishing supremacy in the area.  

Following the dispute, a group of BNP activists, led by Abu Sayed Mandol, beat up Amir Hossain and looted his shop at Sreekol Bazar in the evening, triggering a clash which left 10 people injured.

Attackers allegedly vandalised and looted three shops. 

On information, a team of police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control. 

The injured were admitted to Magura Sadar Hospital. 

A case was filed and investigation is going on, the OC added.