6 killed in Kishoreganj clash over grabbing water body
Kishoreganj: Six people were killed and over 50 others injured in a clash over grabbing a water body at Charigram in Mithamoin upazila on Thursday afternoon.
Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mithamoin Police Station, said there had been a longstanding dispute between two influential groups -- one led by Nabab Miah and another by Maruf -- over the water body.
As a sequel to the enmity, supporters of the both groups attacked each other in the afternoon, triggering a fierce clash.
The clash left Masum, Makhon and Ferdous, supporters of Nabab group, and Rajib, Makbul and Rifakul, followers of Maruf group, dead on the spot, the OC added.