6 journos hurt in Cox’s Bazar criminal attack

6 journos hurt in Cox’s Bazar criminal attack

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Cox’s Bazar  – Six local journalists were injured in an attack by miscreants at Nazirpara in Teknaf upazila on Friday.The injured are Somoy TV district correspondent Sujauddin Rubel, its cameraperson Foyez, Independent TV correspondent Toufiqul Islam Lipu, and its cameraman Sharif, 71 TV correspondent Quamrul Islam Mintu and its cameraman Babu Dash.Victim Rubel said the six journalists came under attack around 5:30pm while they were collecting footages of the area for reporting.The attackers chopped them with sharp weapons indiscriminately.They also snatched their cameras at that time.Later, a team of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued the journalists and took them to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex.The victims claimed that local Yaba trader Nurul Haque Bhutto along with his followers carried out the attack.Meanwhile, Cox’s Bazar Journalist Union from a protest rally demanded the arrest of the attackers within 24 hours. (UNB)

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