Two AL leaders killed in Cox's Bazar

Two AL leaders killed in Cox’s Bazar


Dhaka – Two local Awami League leaders were killed by miscreants in Taknaf and Maheshkhali upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district on Monday.In Taknaf, Sirajul Islam, 62, president of Teknaf Sadar union unit AL, was shot dead by miscreants at Pallanpara early Monday.
Officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Abdul Majid said a group of miscreants fired gunshots at Sirajul when he was sleeping in his house at about 1:30am, leaving him dead on the spot.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
A case was filed in this connection.
Another local AL leader, who received bullet injuries in an attack by miscreants at the Sonadia Island in Maheshkhali upazila on Sunday night, succumbed to his injuries early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Karim alias Nagu Member, 55, a member of Kutubjum union parishad (UP) and also president of the union unit AL.
Officer-in-charge of Maheshkhali Police Station Babu Chandra Banik said a group of miscreants fired gunshots at Nagu member and stabbed him indiscriminately on his way to home from Tarabi prayers around 10pm on Sunday, leaving him critically injured.
He was first rushed to Moheshkhali Upazila Health Complex and later shifted to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital.
He succumbed to his injures at Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital around 12:30am on Monday.
A case was recorded in this connection.


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