AL infighting leaves 20 injured

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Map of ShariatpurAt least twenty people were injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League over establishing supremacy at Subochini Bazar in Shariatpur on Tuesday evening, reports UNB.

Quoting locals, police said an altercation was ensued among the activists of former AL MP BM Mozammel Haq and newly elected MP Iqbal Hossain Apu over establishing supremacy in the area around 7:30pm.

At one stage, both groups equipped with lethal weapons swooped on each other, leaving 20 people injured.

Of the injured, 12 were taken to Sadar Hospital.

Being informed, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control, said Abdul Momen, superintendent of Shariatpur police.

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