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12:00 AM, March 04, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:20 AM, March 04, 2020

Youth killed in clash

A youth was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash between two rival groups over a piece of disputed land at Ghagtia village in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Noor Mia, 17, son of Nasir Uddin of the village.

Of the injured, six were admitted to the upazila health complex while the rest given first aid.

Police said there was a longstanding conflict between Nasir Uddin and his nephew Golam Kadir of the same village over the land.

Yesterday morning, when Nasir Uddin and his men went to the land, Golam Kadir and his men tried to resist them, triggering a clash.

At least 11 people from both sides were injured during the incident.

Of the injured, Noor Mia later died at the upazila health complex.

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Tahirpur Police Station Atikur Rahman Islam.

Additional police have been deployed in the area to avert any further trouble, said the OC.

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