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Shibir activist killed in Noakhali police firing


An activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir was killed and another one injured with bullet in a clash with police in at Cinema Hall Road in Maijdee area of the district town on Monday morning.Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Officer-in-charge of Sudharam Model Police Station Anwar Hossain said a group of Jamaat-Shibir men brought out a sudden procession in the area around 10:45 am protesting the Supreme Court’s rejection of
death-row war crimes convict Kamaruzzaman’s review petition against its previous verdict in favour of his death penalty that was earlier awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2). As police tried to disperse them, a chase and counter chase took place between the Jamaat-Shibir activists and the law enforcers, triggering a clash.At one stage, the Jamaat-Shibir men opened fire targeting the law enforcers, forcing them to retaliate that left Shibir activist Rakib injured..Another activist of Shibir was injured as he fell into a roadside drain during the clash.Later, the injured Shibir activist was rushed to Noakhali General Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him. Injured Rakib was also admitted to the hospital under police custody.Police also arrested Shibir activist Russel from the spot.UNB, Noakhali


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