1 killed, 15 injured over land dispute

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UNB, Sunamganj :

A 50-year-old man was killed and 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups over a land dispute at Ujandhal village in Sunamganj’s Derai upazila on Monday morning.

The deceased was identified as Anwar Hossain of the village.

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According to police and locals, the deceased brother’s Sanwar Hossain, Warid Mia, and cousin Sufi Mia had a longstanding dispute with Monfar Mia (in-law of Anwar Hossain) over planting paddy saplings on the land.

The two sides clashed over the matter. When Anwar tried to stop them, he was injured, among others.