Man shot dead on street near his home in Dhaka's Mirpur

Published: August 29, 2017 12:43:54 | Updated: October 24, 2017 08:11:35


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Unidentified assailants have shot dead a man near his home in Dhaka.

 

The incident was reported late Monday from Mirpur's Shewrapara neighbourhood.

 

The victim, 45-year-old Anisur Rahman, was a contractor. Around 10:00pm, two men fired at him on the Iqbal Road near his home, police said quoting witnesses.

 

"He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Later, the family decided him to take to the Apollo Hospitals as his condition deteriorated. He died around 1:30am while shifting hospitals," said Sub Inspector Md Nuruzzaman of Mirpur police, reports bdnews24.com.

 

He said an investigation has been launched.

 

Anisur sustained gunshot wounds in the head, back, and arm, DMCH police outpost's Sub Inspector Md Bacchu Mia said.

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