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Dhaka Tribune

2 Juba League men killed in Benapole

Update : 26 Apr 2014, 11:05 AM

Two Juba League activists have been killed in a factional clash between two groups of Juba League at Baropota under Benapole port police station at around 10am on Saturday.

The dead were identified as Iman Ali, 35, son of Anis Uddin, of Shibnathpur and Lalon Mia, 26, son of Majed Ali, of Uttar Baropota under Benapole port police station.

Both are the activists of Juba League, youth front of the ruling party.

Apurba Hasan, officer-in-charge, of Benapole port police station told newsmen that the two were killed following establishing supremacy between two groups of terrorists over sharing of money earned from smuggling from the port area.

The bodies were taken to Jessore Medical College Hospital for post mortem.

Additional police members have been deployed at the spot after the incident, he added.

Police and locals said a group of Juba League men hurled bombs at Iman Ali, killing him on the spot at around 10am at Baropota.

The opponent group of the same youth wing of AL gunned down Lalon few minutes after the first killing. He also died on the spot.

Tension gripped the area after clashes between the two groups of the ruling party.

None was arrested in the incident.

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