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POST TIME: 19 June, 2018 00:00 00 AM
AL factional clash kills 1
UNB

AL factional clash kills 1

A former Awami League leader's son was killed in a clash between two factions of local Awami League at Ajmiriganj in Habiganj yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Al Amin, son of Atar Ali Mia, former Upazila Chairman and upazila Awami League General Secretary.

Locals said after the death of Atar Ali Mia in April 30, the post of upazila chairman was declared vacant by the Election Commission.

An extended meeting was held over the nomination for the post chaired by Upazila President Misbah Uddin Bhuiyan. During the meeting for nomination, a fierce clash ensued between the supporters following the dispute between Misbah and Al Amin leaving Al Amin dead on the spot. On information, police rushed to the village and brought the situation under control. Later, Al Amin's body was sent to upazila health complex.