An alleged robber was killed in a mob beating at Hazihat village in Sadar upazila on Monday night.
Before the incident, robbers hacked two villagers as they started screaming, sensing the robbery.
The deceased was Foyaz, 50, of Chaddogram in Cumilla.
Injured villagers -- Sania Begum, 38, and Md Ebrahim, 35,--were admitted to Noakhali General Hospital.
After the villagers were hacked, villagers besieged the robber gang, said Siddikur Rahman, chairman of Dharmapur union parishad.
The angry mob caught Foyaz red-handed and gave him a good beating, leaving him dead on the spot. However, his cohorts managed to flee the scene.
Sub-Inspector Nepal Chandra of Sudharam Police Station said the body was sent to the hospital for autopsy.