Youth killed in Sylhet clash

Youth killed in Sylhet clash

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A young man was killed and 20 others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over previous enmity at Muminpur village in Jakiganj upazila.The deceased was identified as Salek Ahmed, 30, son of Abdul Matin of the village.Local people said Bashir Ahmed, son of Faruk Ahmed, and Enam Ahmed, son of Moyna Mia of the village, had been at loggerheads over previous enmity.As a sequel to the enmity, the local people have decided to settle the matter at a village arbitration which was held around 3 pm on Friday.During the arbitration, the supporters of both groups locked in an altercation and attacked each other, leaving one person dead on the spot and 20 others injured.Shafiqur Rahman Khan, officer-in-charge of Jakiganj Police Station, said on information police rushed in and brought the situation under control. -UNB , Sylhet

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