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Noakhali AL leader killed in factional clash

A local leader of Awami League at Sadar upazila in Noakhali district, who received injuries during a clash between two factional groups, died at a hospital in Dhaka on Saturday afternoon.

Deceased Abdul Haque Majhi Prokash alias Haque Shab, 48, succumbed to his injuries at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Dhaka Healthcare Hospital.

Abdul Haque was a resident of ward No. 8 under Aujbalia union in the upazila. He was the vice president of the ward AL, said local UP member Abdul Mannan.

Another injured named Abdur Rahman is undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Sudharam Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Nabir Hossain said legal action is being taken.

Supporters of Abdul Manna, also joint secretary of Aujbalia union unit AL, and Babul Prakash, AL leader of neigbouring Kaladarap union, locked into a clash on Thursday night over establishing supremacy in the area.

At least 22 people were injured and five to six shops were vandalised during the clash.

Of the injured, 11 were admitted to Noakhali General Hospital. Later, Abdul Haque and Abdur Rahman, supporters of Abdul Mannan, were sent to Dhaka for better treatment.


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