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Brothers hospitalized over ‘India-Pakistan’ game

 Jhalokati Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:14 PM, 25 October 2021  

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Fighting broke out between India and Pakistan supporters over chanting the slogan “Joy Pakistan” while watching India vs Pakistan match at Rajapur in Jhalokati. Two Pakistan supporters’ brothers were injured at the time.

The fighting took place on Sunday (October 25) at around 9:30 pm in front of the market adjacent to Sangar School in Sangar village of the upazila.

The two injured Pakistan cricket supporters are – Kashem Mridha and Kamal Mridha, sons of Amir Hossain Mridha of Sangar village in Rajapur upazila.

Witnesses said locals were watching India vs Pakistan game on television at Alim Store in the market. At that time, when the supporters of the Pakistan team chanted the slogan “Joy Pakistan”, the supporters of India protested against it, leading to a fight between the supporters of both sides. Kashem and Kamal were injured at that time.

Later, the locals rescued them and admitted them to Rajapur Health Complex. Although Kashem Mridha returned home at night with treatment, Kamal Mridha is undergoing treatment at Rajapur Health Complex.

Rajapur Police Station OC (Investigation) Abdul Halim Talukder said there was a “slight fight” over watching the game. No party has complained in this regard. The situation is currently normal, he also said.

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