14 injured in clash over land in Jhenidah

14 injured in clash over land in Jhenidah


Fourteen people, including women, were injured in a clash between freedom fighters and illegal occupants over a land dispute at Chougacha bus stop of the Maheshpur upazila on Friday noon.The land, located near Chougacha bus stop was said to be donated by its owner to the Maheshpur upazila command of Muktijoddha Sangsad.

Confirming the incident, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Ashraful Alam said the illegal occupants pelted stones and attacked a group of freedom fighters with sticks when the latter went to reclaim the land around 1pm.Officer-in-charge of Maheshpur Police Station Aminur Rahman said 14 people, including women, from both side were wounded in the incident.The injured received treatments at the Upazila Health complex. -UNB, Jhenidah


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