Two youths belonging to rival groups were killed in attack and counter-attack at Baropota under Benapole Port Police Station in Sharsha upazila under Jessore district yesterday.
The dead are Iman Ali, 35, son of Anis Uddin of Shibnathpur Baropota village, and Lalon Mia, 26, son of Majed Ali of Uttar Baropota village.
The supporters of Lalon Mia attacked Iman Ali with bomb at Baropota Bazar when he was talking to his friends in the morning, leaving him dead on the spot, police and witnesses said.
As news of the Iman Ali's murder spread, his supporters equipped with arms rushed to Uttar Baropota village, shot Lalon Mia dead and left the village exploding 15 to 20 bombs.
Iman Ali and Lalon Mia were killed as a sequel to previous enmity over establishing supremacy in the locality, said Apurbo Hasan, officer in charge of Benapole Police Station.
Police sent the bodies to hospital morgue for autopsy.
A tense situation was prevailing in the area following the double murder.
12:00 AM, April 27, 2014 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:53 AM, March 08, 2015