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10 hurt in pre-election clashes in Benapole

  • Published at 06:36 pm March 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 06:36 pm March 22nd, 2018
10 hurt in pre-election clashes in Benapole
At least 10 people were injured in a clash between the supporters of Awami League-nominated candidate and his rebel candidate ahead of the by-election to Lankhanpur Union Parisad in Sharsha upazila. The incident took place Wednesday night. Awami League-backed candidate Anowara Khatun's supporters were attacked by rebel candidate Kamal Hossain's supporters around 11pm at Bahilaputa village, said Mashiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha police station. The attackers exploded several crude bombs and used local weapons during the clash that left Mehdi Hassan Shipon, Al-Amin, Mission, Mana, Ripon, Shamim, Hafizur, Rubel, Kadua, Laltu and Aizel injured. They also vandalised eight motorcycles. The injured were rushed to Sharsha Upazila Health Complex from where seriously injured four were shifted to Jessore General Hospital. A case was filed with the police station in this connection, the OC said.