Boy killed by playmate
A minor boy was strangled allegedly by another boy while playing football at Dhanusara village in Chouddagram upazila on Friday. The victim was identified as Russell, 10, son of late Bacha Mia of the village. Police quoting locals said, an altercation ensued between Russell and Liton, 12, son of Yasin of the village at one stage of playing football in the afternoon. Later, Liton swooped on Russell and tightly pressed his throat leaving him critically injured. The victim died on the way to hospital.