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Attack in Sonaimuri polling station, 7 hurt

Noakhali CorrespondentDaily-Bangladesh.com
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Seven people, including the Presiding Officer, were injured by miscreants in the polling station of Noakhali-2’s Sonaimuri on Saturday night.

The attack took place in central Nateswar Islamia Ebtedayee Nurani Madrasa center of Nateshwar UP of Sonaimuri upazila.

Sonaimuri Police Station OC Nasim Uddin said, “After the attack, all the ballot papers with the ballot boxes have taken. Seven including Presiding, Assistant Presiding Officer were beaten. A tense situation prevailed in the whole area. Additional security has been strengthened at the scene.”

“A polling officer and police member were seriously injured in the incident,” said OC Nasim Uddin.


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