|Published : 19 Apr 2017, 09:59:44 | Updated : 19 Apr 2017, 11:23:47|
Two killed, 15 injured in Comilla clash
Two people were killed and 15 others, including a union parishad (UP) member, injured in a clash between two rival groups over establishing dominance at Rahimpur in Muradnagar upazila of Comilla on Tuesday night.
Officer-in-charge of Muradnagar Police Station SM Badiuzzaman said supporters of the two groups -- one led by local UP member Ashraf Ali and the other led by Alauddin Anis -- had been in loggerheads over control of the area, reports UNB.
In a sequel to the rivalry, the two groups locked into a clash around 11:15pm and fought a pitched battle, leaving 17 people injured, the OC added.
The injured were taken to Muradnagar Upazila Health complex where doctors declared Faruk and Saidur dead.
Additional policemen have been deployed in the area to ward off further trouble.