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Thakurgaon journalist injured in attack

  • Published at 09:53 pm August 18th, 2019
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Injured Journalist lutfur lying on the bed of Thakurgaon Adhunik Sadar Hospital Dhaka Tribune

The attackers could be drug addicts

A Thakurgaon journalist, and one of his friends were injured after a local man hacked at them with sharp weapons at Bazarpara market area of Sadar upazila yesterday afternoon.

The accused Abu Sayeed Bappi, with some of his accomplices, hacked at Thakurgaon correspondent for NDTV, Lutfur Rahman Mithu, who is also the General Secretary of Thakurgaon press club. Lutfur’s friend Sadekul Islam Sadik was also injured when he tried to help Lutfur.

Lutfur said, the attackers hacked at his head, and maybe they were drug addicts. Both of the injured later received treatment at Thakurgaon Adhunik Sadar Hospital. Following the incident police detained Bappi.