A day labourer was stabbed to death and another injured by a snatcher in Mitford Balurghat Beribadh area of the capital on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Alamgir Bepari (40) of Binodpur village in Palong upazila of Shariatpur.
Locals said that the mugger waylaid Alamgir and Anwar and snatched all belongings from their possession this morning. At one stage, the mugger stabbed them indiscriminately when Alamgir and Anwar tried to catch him.
Later, locals took them to the DMCH in blood-stained condition where duty doctor declared Alamgir dead.
Confirming the news, Inspector Bchchu Mia, also in-charge of the DMCH Police Outpost, said that the body was kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy.