Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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20 injured in clash over land dispute in Sylhet

At least 20 people were injured in a clash between two factions of villagers over a land dispute at Kumargaon area in Sadar uapzila on Friday.

Eyewitnesses said Moyna Mia and the local mosque committee of the area had been at loggerheads over the ownership of a piece of land.

The clash ensued following an altercation between the supporters of both the groups in the area after Juma prayers. At one stage, both the groups, equipped with local arms, attacked one another, leaving 20 injured of the two groups.

Later, the injured were taken to the nearest hospital.

On information, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control, said Nazmul Huda Khan, officer-in-Charge (OC) of Jalalabad police station.