7 Shibir men hurt in Laxmipur clash with cops

At least seven activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir were injured in a clash with police in Miar Rastar Matha area of the district town on Sunday morning.Laxmipur Detective Branch (DB) of police officer-in-charge Abdullah Al Mamun said a group of activists of Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, brought out a procession at about 9:00 am in support of the fresh 72-hour nationwide hartal enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance. When the procession reached the area, police obstructed them and fired several rounds of robber bullet to disperse them. Seven people were injured during the clash while one received bullet wounds. Police arrested three Shibir men, including bullet-wounded Imran. -UNB, Laxmipur