Man killed near Satkania polling station

Man killed near Satkania polling station

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A man was shot to death in a clash between the supporters of two councillor candidates at a polling station in Satkania municipality of Chittagong on Wednesday, reports news agency UNB.Both the councillor candidates are involved with the politics of the ruling Awami League.The deceased was identified as Nurul Amin,50, a resident of Doajirpara of Satkania upazila.Witnesses said supporters of councillor candidate Abdul Halim locked in an altercation with supporters of another councillor candidate Mojammel Haque while trying to exert influence in Satkania Government College polling station at about 10:30 am.At one stage, both the groups opened fire, leaving Nurul critically injured.He was rushed to Satkania Upazila Health Complex where attending doctors declared him dead.
Chittagong Police Superintendent Hafiz Akter confirmed the incident.

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