NOAKHALI: A drug trader was injured after he was shot during an armed clash between two groups of drug dealers at Sadar upazila in the district on Wednesday night.
Injured Md Rubel, 26, son of Md Hanif of Dadpur union under the upazila, is an accused in several drug cases, police said.
It was learnt that two groups of drug dealers locked into a clash and exchanged fire in Hakimpur Brick Field area under Dadpur union at about 11:00pm.
Rubel sustained bullet injuries during the clash.
However, locals rescued him from the scene and admitted him to the hospital.
Regarding the matter, Sudharam Police Station officer-in-charge said police visited the scene on Wednesday morning.
Filing of a case is underway, he added.