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Youth dies in Kishoreganj clash

| Updated: October 24, 2017 10:25:32

Youth dies in Kishoreganj clash

A young man was killed and 35 other villagers were injured in a clash between two groups at Mithamoin upazila of Kishoreganj on Monday.


The deceased was identified as Anis, 20, son of Arafat Miah, a resident of at Kolarpara Miyar Hati village in Gagra union, reports UNB.


Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mithamoin Police Station, said that there had been a long standing dispute between UP chairman Bacchu Mian, also general secretary of union unit of AL and former UP chairman Bulbul Chowdhury.


They locked into an altercation over filling soil in a pond of the village in the morning.


At one stage, supporters of both groups locked into a fierce clash, leaving Anis dead on the spot and 35 others injured.


On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.


Additional police were also deployed to avoid untoward situation, added the OC.

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