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BCL man hurt in Gazipur AL clash

BCL man hurt in Gazipur AL clash

Star Online Report

A BCL activist was injured during a clash between the supporters of the Awami League-backed and rebel chairman candidates in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur today.

It was not clear immediately how he sustained the injuries but police say he came under the wheels of a vehicle during the clash while a doctor states she saw marks of bullet injuries in his head.

Victim Al Amin, 21, is a supporter of the AL rebel candidate and an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of AL, reports our Gazipur correspondent.

Amir Hossain, officer-in-charge, of Sreepur Police Station, first said he had learnt that the BCL man was killed in a road accident during the clash but later in the afternoon he told The Daily Star that the man was undergoing treatment at the ICU of Uttara Crescent Hospital.

Shahida Akhtar, a doctor at Sreepur Upazila Health Complex where the victim was rushed immediately after the incident, told The Daily Star that she found a bullet wound on his head.

The clash erupted around 12:30pm when the supporters of AL-backed upazila chairman hopeful Iqbal Hossain Sajub resisted the henchmen of party rebel candidate Abdul Jalil from entering the upazila unit office of the party at Sreepur bazar around 12:30pm, witnesses said.


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