Monday, 6 February, 2023
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AL leaders among 3 killed in buffalo attack in Tangail

Three people, including an Awami League leader, were killed in an attack by a buffalo at Delduar upazila in Tangail district on Sunday and Monday.

The deceased were identified as Hasmat Ali Khan, President of Lauhati union unit Awami League, one Kitab Ali, and Hazera Begum, wife of Azgar Ali of Tarutia village in the upazila.

Nasir Uddin Mridha, officer-in-charge of Delduar Police Station, said Sharif Mia of Baropakhia village of the upazila purchased two buffaloes for farming on Sunday.

Of these, one buffalo managed to tear off its noose.

At one stage, the buffalo started to attack people, leaving 25 injured. They were taken to different hospitals.

Among the injured, Hazera succumbed to her injuries at Mirzapur Kumudini Hospital around 3 pm on Sunday while Hasmat died at Savar Enam Medical College and Hospital and and Kitab Ali on the way to Dhaka, both on Monday night.