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2 JSS leaders shot dead in Rangamati

  • Published at 12:46 pm August 12th, 2019
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Identities of attackers and their motive yet to be known

Two leaders of the Jana SanghatiSamity (JSS) have been shot dead in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district.

The incident occurred in Babupara area early on Monday.

The victims were identified as Shatosiddhi Chakma, 38, general secretary of JSS-backed Jubo Samiti’s central committee, and Eno Chakma, 35, general secretary of the upazila unit.

Police and locals said the two were resting after dinner when a group of assailants shot and killed them.

The identities of the attackers and their motive could not be known yet.

Police recovered the bodies and sent them to Khagrachhari Sadar Hospital for autopsy, said AM Manjurul Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Baghaichhari police station.