50 hurt in clash over water body in Sylhet | Greenwatch Dhaka | The leading online daily of Bangladesh

50 hurt in clash over water body in Sylhet


At least 50 people were injured, including three with bullets, in a clash over catching fish in a water body at Karilgaon village in Chhatak upazila on Wednesday afternoon.The three bullet-injured were Sokhojjul Islam, Sadikur Rahman and Saheb Ali, residents of the village.Quoting villagers, police said Kachhai Miah of the village along with his men forcibly caught fish from the water body in possession of one Zillur Rahman at noon.The clash ensued as Zillur obstructed them from catching fish.The supporters of two groups equipped with locally made weapons locked into a fierce clash.The clash that continued for two hours left fifty people injured, including three with bullets.The critically injured were admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital.On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.Ashok Suja Mamun, officer-in-charge of Chhatak Police Station, confirmed the incident.UNB, Sylhet


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