Father, son die in Bandarban clash

Published: August 04, 2018 18:06:32 | Updated: August 05, 2018 11:56:36

A man was gunned down and his son was hacked to death in a remote area in Ruma upazila of Bandarban on Friday night during a clash over establishing supremacy between two groups.

The deceased were identified as Kyngpru, 65, and his son Mongaching, 23, reports UNB.

Md Shamsul Alam, upazila nirbahi officer of Ruma upazila, said the clash ensued between the supporters of former head and present head of the Ujanipari area of Paindu union over establishing supremacy.

Mongre Ong, the present head of Ujanipari, along with his supporters, went to the house of former head Kyngpru around 10 pm and opened fire on him, leaving him dead on the spot, he said quoting witnesses.

Later, they hacked his two sons, leaving one dead on the spot and the other injured.

Shariful Islam, officer-in-charge of Ruma Police Station, said on information they sent police force to the remote area.

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