40 hurt as Sirajganj residents clash

At least 40 people were injured in a clash between residents of two
areas in the town on Monday.Of the injured, 14 were admitted to different hospitals.
Police said Sohel, a resident of Bhangabari area, aided by a man,
Kalam, stole a goat of Mahmudul Islam, a resident of Natun Bhangabari
area, at about 12:30pm.
Locals caught them and gave a good beating near Rahmatganj graveyard
area while they were moving with a motorcycle along with the stolen
As the news spread, residents of the two areas attacked each other,
leaving 40 people injured.
On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation
under control.
Police also arrested Kalam from the spot.
Additional police have been deployed in the area to maintain law and order.
(UNB, Sirajganj)

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