At least 20 people and six policemen were injured in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar during a clash between two factions of the Awami League early yesterday.
Witnesses said the rival factions attacked each other around 2:00am near Kulaura CNG Filling Station following an altercation over a badminton game around 1:00am.
The clash between Sramik League activists, led by its upazila unit joint convener Shiper Uddin Ahmed, and Swechchhasebak League members, led by its upazila unit general secretary Mahbubur Rahman Manna, forced police to rushed to the scene and fire rubber bullets.
Officer-in-Charge Shamim Musa of Kulaura Police Station said sub-inspectors Jahirul Islam, Harun Al Rashid, Masud Alam, and constables Nasir Uddin, Afsar Ahmad and Nasir Uddin were injured.
Chhatra League upazila unit general secretary Abu Sayham Rumel and Kulaura Govt College Chhatra League general secretary Zakaria Al Jebur were among the wounded.
The injured have been admitted to Kulaura Health Complex, said Jakir Uddin, its resident medical officer.