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‘Supporter of AL candidate' shot dead in Munshiganj

Update : 04 Jan 2024, 13:17

On early Thursday in Munshikandi area of Munshiganj Sadar upazila a man was shot dead and another injured after "supporters of the Munshiganj-3 Awami League candidate " came under an attack.

The deceased was identified as Dalim, 35, while Sohel, 45, suffered injuries.

 A supporter of AL candidate Mrinal Kanti Das, Hasibul Islam Shanto said, he was present during the incident. He added, some men of independent candidate Mohammad Faisal fired shotguns on 9-10 of Mrinal's supporters.

Mrinal confirmed both the deceased and the injured were his supporters but declined to make any comment over the incident.

Independent candidate Mohammad Faisal said, "They [the supporters of AL candidate] themselves might have locked into a gunfight. I'll talk more about it at a press conference this afternoon."

Injured Dalim was first taken to the emergency department of Munshiganj General Hospital.

Mohammad Sohag, the on-duty doctor, said, "One of the patients received bullet injury and his condition was critical."

As his condition deteriorated, he was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he was declared dead, said ASI Md Masud of DMCH police outpost.

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