30 injured in B’baria clash
Thirty people were injured in a clash on Monday morning between two groups of villagers in Brahmanbaria over establishing supremacy.
The clash took place between the people of Taliara and Rajghar villages.
Brahmanbaria Sadar Police officer-in-charge Akul Chandra Biswas said there was a conflict between Advocate Ali Azam of Taliara and former Rajghar chairman Abdur Rauf over establishing supremacy. In connection to that, hundreds of people of the two villages locked into a clash with locally made arms on Monday morning. Some houses of Rajghar village were looted and set on fire at that time. At least 30 people including women and children were injured during the clash. Police fired rubber bullets to bring the situation under control. Later, firefighters doused the fire set on houses.
Police arrested five people over the incident. Extra police have been deployed to fend off untoward situation.