Dhaka, Bangladesh
Two killed in Narail clash

Two killed in Narail clash

News Desk Two farmers were shot to death on Thursday over a clash in Narail's Kalia Upazila. The incident took place at the upazila's Kalabaria union neighbourhood around 9am on Thursday, said Alamgir Kabir, chief of Nargati Police Station. The dead were identified as Iman Ali, 35, and Ruku Molla, 32, residents of Kanduri village in Kalabaria. The clash occurred centring a long-running dispute to establish supremacy in the area between the supporters of Kalabaria union council member Ilias Hossain and Olia Molla from Kanduri village, said Kabir. "The supporters of Ilias obstructed Molla's farmers from harvesting Amon paddy and clashed with them, leaving two farmers dead on the spot." Police detained five suspects for questioning over the incident. Five supporters of Olia Molla were also injured in the clash and they were admitted to local hospitals, said Mijbah Uddin Sajal, son of Olia. Additional police have been deployed in the area to keep the situation under control. Legal action will be taken over the incident, said the police official adding that the bodies were taken to Narail Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsies. (Inputs taken from bdnews24.com)

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