A man was killed and eight others were injured in a clash over cutting paddy in Gurdia area of Boalmari upazila on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified Shamsul Alam, agriculture affairs secretary of Boalmari Upazila unit BNP.
Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Boalmari Police Station, said that there had been longstanding dispute between Khalil Mollah and his cousin Illias Mollah over a piece of land.
The supporters of Illias harvested paddy from the land of Khalil’s brother Quddus that triggered a clash between the two groups, leaving nine people including Shamsul, a follower of Illias group, injured.
Later, injured Shamsul was rushed to Faridpur Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injures, said the OC.