20 injured in Sylhet clash
Around 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups over setting up temporary shops in Register Field area of Sylhet city yesterday.
Eyewitnesses and police said an altercation ensued between supporters of deed writer Hasnat Ali and hawker Moin Uddin over the matter. Later, their supporters started clashing with sticks and sharp weapons.
Police rushed in and brought the situation under control an hour later.
Seven of the injured were sent to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, three to private clinics while the rest were given first aid.