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Tourist vehicle attacked by miscreants in Rangamati; two injured

| Updated: September 19, 2021 19:03:21


Tourist vehicle attacked by miscreants in Rangamati; two injured

A tourist vehicle was attacked by miscreants on Rangamati-Bandarban road at Golachipa in Rajasthali upazila of Rangamati district on Saturday.

Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Chandraghona Police Station, Mafzal Hossain Khan, said a group of miscreants ambushed the vehicle carrying 19 tourists while passing through the area around 7:30 pm.

Two tourists --Waisinu Marma and Mehaising Marma— suffered serious bullet wounds in the attack. They were taken to Chandraghona Hospital in Kaptai upazila, reports UNB. 

A tense situation is prevailing in the area following the incident.

Meanwhile, army personnel took the whole area under their control. Additional cops have also been deployed to avert further trouble.

However, the tourists, who escaped unhurt, were sent to Rajasthali Poati by another vehicle.

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