One shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

Our Correspondent

24 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

COX’S BAZAR: A man was shot dead and a Rohingya man sustained bullet injuries at Hnila union in Teknaf upazila of the district on Thursday night.

Deceased Mohammad Hossain, 29, was the son of Bachchu of Jadimura village in the area. Injured Ayaj is the son of one Rohingya Mujibullah.

Locals said an altercation took place between two groups in Uttar Damdamia area adjacent to Nature Park around 8:30 pm over Rohingya dacoit abducting.

At one point, one group opened fire on them, leaving two injured.

The injured were rushed to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex around 8:30 pm.

They were later referred to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital.

Hossain died on the way to the hospital.

Hnila UP chairman Rashed Mahmud Ali visited the spot after the incident.