3 shot in Ctg UP polls clash

3 shot in Ctg UP polls clash

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Dhaka – Three people sustained bullet injuries in a clash between the supporters of two chairman candidates at a polling centre during union parishad polls at Katharia union in Banshkhali upazila on Tuesday.Locals said an altercation ensued between the followers of Awami League chairman candidate Ibne Amin and party rebel contestant Joynal Abedin near Dakkhin Bagmara Government Primary School polling centre around 12:45 pm.At one stage, both groups exchanged gunfire, leaving three people, including a 10-year-old girl, injured with bullets.
Munir Hossain Khan, election officer of Chittagong region, said voting at the poling centre was suspended for half an hour following the incident.Mohammad Rezaul Masud, additional superintendent of Chittagong police, said the injured were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital and additional security measures were taken at the centre following the clash.However, voting in 14 Union Parishads in Banshkhali upazila was held amid some stray incidents of violence.UNB news agency

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