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Fisherman killed in Bhola clash

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  • 27 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Fisherman killed in Bhola clash

BHOLA: A 25-year-old fisherman was killed and five others were injured in a clash between two groups of fishermen over netting fish in the Meghna river in Lalmohan upazila of the district on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Asgar Ali, son of Khorshed of the upazila.

Maksudur Rahman Murad, officer-in-charge of Lalmohan Police Station, said a group of fishermen, led by Matin Majhi, went to the eastern side of the Meghna river under Dhaligournagar union for netting fish.

Minutes later, the other group of fishermen, led by Nayan Majhi, appeared in the same area for catching fish, triggering an altercation in the afternoon.

Later, both the groups attacked each other, leaving at least six people injured.

The injured were taken to Lalmohan Upazila Health Complex, where Asgar died of his injuries. “Efforts are on to nab the attackers,” said the OC.