Two cousins were killed during a clash over a land dispute at Charghat upazila in Rajshahi on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Azizur Rahman alias Aziz, 45, son of Dedar Hossain, and his paternal cousin Akram Hossain, 60, son of Jeker Hossain from Bankra Paschimpara village in the upazila.
A clash with locally made sharp arms began on Saturday afternoon over a land dispute and more people from the both groups joined later, said Pranab Kumar, Senior Assistant Superintendent of police (Charghat circle).
Eight people from both groups were injured in the clash and were taken to upazila health complex where the duty doctor declared Aziz and Akram dead.
“The bodies have been sent for autopsy while other injured are being treated at the hospital, '' said ASP Pranab Kumar.
He said police have visited the area to take control of the situation and legal actions will be taken in this reagard.