A trader was killed and five others were injured in an attack allegedly by their rivals in Sadar upazila yesterday.
The deceased, Sanu Mia, 40, a resident of Krishnapur village, was owner of a readymade garment shop in Tangail town.
Deceased's elder brother Azahar Mia said, Faruk, a local vagabond, beat up Sanu's son Bachchu when the latter refused to lend his motorcycle.
In a bid to resolve the dispute, two villagers took Sanu and his family members to Faruk's house.
Later, Faruk and his men attacked Sanu and his family members with sharp weapons when they were about to enter Faruk's house.
Injured Sanu died on his way to Tangail General Hospital.