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3 injured, one shot in attack at Cumilla polling centre

Update : 09 Mar 2024, 11:59

In an attack by outsiders at a polling centre of Cumilla City Corporation elections at least four people were injured, including one with bullet wounds, this morning.

The identities of the injured persons could not be known immediately.

Officer-in-charge of Cumilla Sadar South Police Station, Alamgir Hossain Bhuiyan said that the incident took place at Neura Munshi M Ali High School centre in Cumilla. He added it happened outside the centre. 

A voter named Advocate Shahidul Haque Swapan, said, "Voting was going on peacefully. Some outsiders came and attacked the queue of voters and drove out agents of "watch" and "horse" symbols."

OC Alamgir said, "The situation is normal at present. Law enforcement agencies, including Rapid Action Battalion, are present at the scene and voting is continuing."

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