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3 killed in clashes over local disputes in Sunamganj, Manikganj


Three people were killed and 39 others injured in separate clashes in Sunamganj and Manikganj districts on Friday.
In Sunamganj, Two people were killed and 30 others injured during a clash between two groups at Pirpur village in Chhatak upazila at noon.
The victims were identified as Batu Miah, 45, son of Masuk Ali, of Pirpur village, and Kabir Ahmed, 25, son of Shamser Ali of the village.Police and locals said the clash ensued around 2pm today (Friday) following an altercation between supporters of Kabir Ahmed and Selim Miah of the village over previous enmity.
Both groups equipped with home made arms attacked each another, leaving Kabir dead on the spot and 31 others injured.
Of the injured, five were admitted Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Batu dead.
The rest were taken to different hospitals.
In Manikganj, Motaleb Mollah, 70, was killed and nine other people were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute at Ostadona village in the upazila around 2pm.
Police said the clash erupted between two groups when some youths of a local club went to capture a khas (government) land beside a road in the village, leaving 10 people, including Motaleb, injured.
Motaleb died on the way to hospital while nine others were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).- UNB


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