Rivals kill two over land dispute in Mymensingh

Published: June 08, 2017 13:03:34 | Updated: October 24, 2017 11:40:00

Two people were killed and two others injured in a clash between two rival groups over land dispute at Bijoypur village in Muktagaccha upazila of Mymensingh district on Thursday.


The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam, 45, and Moazzem Hossain, 46 of the village, reports UNB.

Akter Morshed, officer-in-charge of Muktagaccha Police Station, said an altercation ensued between Nazrul and Moazzem over the ownership of a piece of land around 4:00 am.

At one stage, the supporters of both groups equipped with lethal weapons attacked each other, leaving Nazrul killed on the spot and three others injured.

The injured were taken to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where Moazzem succumbed to his injuries.

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