10 Injured in Noakhali AL Factional Clash

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

At least 10 people were injured as two factions of the local Awami League group clashed in Noakhali's Begumganj Upazila over establishing supremacy.

Series of chase and counter chase, crude bomb explosions, and clashes took place from 10:30 pm to 12 am on Tuesday from Chaumuhani railway line area to Barapol area in Begumganj Upazila, said Inspector Mizanur Rahman Pathan, in-charge of the Chaumuhani police outpost, reports media.

Upon receiving the news, the police reached the spot and brought the situation under control. 

People from both fractions clashed and torched a motorcycle.

Later, people from one side took up positions in a local market when others threw bricks at them, causing damage to several businesses.

Additional police have been deployed in Chaumuhani market, said inspector Pathan.

According to locals, the fight was centred on an incident between two local leaders, who had a dispute a few days back over a game of football.  

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