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Habiganj man killed in AL factional clash

 Habiganj Correspondent

 Published: 06:12 PM, 27 November 2018   Updated: 06:12 PM, 27 November 2018

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A man was killed while 25 others injured in a clash between two groups of ruling Awami League over establishing supremacy in Sajan village of Lakhai upazila on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Iqbal Hossain, 40, of Sharifpur village in Kishoreganj district.

According to locals, a dispute took place between two groups of supporters of Awami League general secretary of Lakhai unit Anayet Ullah and another local AL leader Maharaj Mia over establishing supremacy in the area.

At one stage, the two groups swooped on each other with local arms that continued for around 1.5 hours injuring dozens.

Later, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, said officer-in-charge of Lakhai Police Station Md Emran Hossain.

“Among the injured, Iqbal succumbed to his injuring after being taken to the Sadar Hospital,” he said.

“Police detained 15 people from the spot and additional police forces have been deployed in the village to fend off any unwanted situation,” the OC added.