Shibir man shot dead in Noakhali

A Shibir man was killed and 10 others were injured as activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) opened fire on them at Sonapur village in Sonaimuri upazila on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Zobair, 17, of the area.   Locals said BCL activists beat two Islami Chhatra Shibir men — Rajen and Shahadat – and severed the tendons of their hands and legs in the area in the morning.   As a sequel to the incident, a group of 25/30 Shibir activists gathered at the village around 4pm to register protest against the incident.   However, the unruly BCL men opened fire on the group, leaving Zobair dead on the spot and 10 others injured.   The injured were rushed to different hospitals.   Officer-in-charge of Sonaimuri Police Station Abdus Salam confirmed the death of Zobair. – UNB