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Unknown assailants kill AL leader in city

| Updated: June 16, 2018 11:19:47

Unknown assailants kill AL leader in city

An Awami League (AL) leader was shot to death by unknown assailants in the city’s Uttar Badda area on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.

AB Siddique, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station, said Farhad Hossain, 52, general secretary of Badda union Awami League, was sprayed with bullets as he came out of Baitus Salam-Jam-e- Mosque after offering juma prayers.

Farhad sustained bullet in his head and chest. He was taken to United Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

A witness to the incident said two criminals riding a motorcycle came to the spot and opened fire on him.

Police could not unearth the reason behind the killing and track down the killers immediately.

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