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BNP factions clash in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 13 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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BNP factions clash in Ctg

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CHATTOGRAM: Two factions of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) locked in a clash at a rally at CDA Field of Karnaphuli area in the city on Wednesday, leaving several injured.

The stage of the rally also collapsed shortly after starting the rally.

Sources said BNP Chattogram South district unit organised the rally demanding release and better treatment of their Party Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in abroad at the CDA Field in the afternoon.

The leaders and activists of the party started gathering at the venue since the morning.

Followers of BNP leaders Nezam and Helal locked in altercation over establishing supremacy at that time, said Officer in-Charge (OC) Dulal Mahmud of Karnaphuli police station.

They later swooped on each other with baton leaving several injured, said the OC.

One of the injured was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for treatment, he said.