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20 injured in clashes between two sides in Ajmiriganj

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20 injured in clashes between two sides in Ajmiriganj

At least 20 people, including a policeman, were injured in an hour-long clash between two sides over road construction in Ajmiriganj of Habiganj. The clash took place in Hukura area of ​​Shibpasha Union of the upazila on Friday morning.

According to the police and local sources, on January 5, Rubel Mia, son of Mijaz Ali of Rajbari of the same area, started construction of a road by filling the soil with an excavator on the place claimed by the residents of Shibpasha’s Hukura Mohalla. As there is a government road next to it, the people of Rubel were stopped by the people of Hukura Mahalla. As a result of this, the two sides clashed today.

On receiving the information, the police went to the spot and brought the situation under control by firing 24 rounds of tear shells. 20 people from both sides including a policeman were injured in the clash. They have taken treatment at nearby Baniachong Upazila Health Complex, Habiganj Modern Sadar Hospital and locally.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Ajmiriganj Police Station. Dalim said, ‘There was a quarrel between the two parties over the construction of the road. After receiving the information, we went to the spot and brought the situation under control. At present the environment is calm. Police have been deployed at the spot.’



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