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Shibir man killed in Noakhali 'cop firing'

Shibir man killed in Noakhali 'cop firing'

Star Online Report

An activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir was killed as police opened fire to disperse activists of Awami League and the 19-party alliance who were clashing over establishing supremacy at a polling centre in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali.

Deceased Saddam Hossain, 22, was a resident of Nandiapara area and a supporter of Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, our Noakhali correspondent reports.

A clash ensued between the supporters of ruling AL and BNP-led 19-party alliance in Nandiapara Degree College polling centre around 1:45pm, locals said.

At one stage, law enforcers tried to bring the situation under control by open gunshots.

The Shibir men dead on the spot, locals added.


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