AL factional clash leaves UP member dead

Published: April 09, 2018 14:35:33 | Updated: April 10, 2018 12:20:15

A factional clash of Awami League at Atalia village in Terokhada upazila in Khulna has left a union parishad member dead and four people, including two women, injured on Monday morning.

The deceased was identified as Golam Maula (50), a member of Terokhada Sadar union parishad and president of 5 No ward AL.

Salequzzaman, Officer-in-Charge of Terokhada Police Station, said there had been a longstanding dispute between Golam Maula and local Krishak League leader Zilu Miah.

Following the enmity, Zilu locked into an altercation with Golam Maula around 9am.

At one stage, supporters of the two groups locked into a fierce clash when a chase and counter chase took place, leaving five, including Maula, critically injured, reports UNB quoting the OC.

The injured were rushed to Terokhada Health Complex where Maula succumbed to his injuries around 10:30am.

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