A woman was killed and her ten-year-old child injured after criminals opened fire reportedly on their house in Dighinala upazila of Khagrachari early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Morsheda Begum, 45, wife of Abdul Malek, president of the local land protection committee.The injured was identified Md Ahad, 10.
Confirming the news, Uttam Chandra Deb, officer-in-charge (OC) of Dighinala Police Station, said that the terrorists opened fire on Abdul Malek's house indiscriminately at 1:30 am and fled the area, leaving Morsheda and her son injured.
Later, the locals took them to Dighinala Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctor declared Morsheda Begum dead. Her son Ahad is undergoing treatment at the health complex.