10 shot, 20 injured in Pabna clash

Kalerkantho Online   

9 August, 2018 10:30 AM

10 shot, 20 injured in Pabna clash

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At least 10 people were shot and 20 others injured in a clash between two groups in Madalpara area of Pabna municipality on Wednesday night.

Of the victims, eight were identified as -- Hasina Begum, 42, Manjila Khatun, 45, Rojina Begum, 36, Sajida Begum, Md Rasel Mondal, Jahedul Mondal, 30, Md Akash Pramanik, Pappu Pramanik, 20.

According to the witnesses, Some miscreants carried out an attack by firing on the dwellers of Madalpara area over the domination. The attackers also vandalised several houses.

Pabna Sadar Police Station Office-in-Charge (investigation) Jalal Uddin said: "No case has been filed yet over the clash of last night. Both parties, however, filed cases earlier alleging each other as they have been involved in clashes for a long over the domination."  

"Necessary measures will be taken against all accused once the case is filed. Additional police have been deployed in the area to avoid any unwanted situation," he added.