AL-BNP clash leaves 25 injured in Munshiganj

At least 25 people were injured in a clash between the activists of Awami League and BNP at Nowabda Dhalikandi village under Sadar upazila in Munshiganj yesterday.

Quoting locals police said the clash erupted centreing cutting away of ‘dhoncha’ by a group of BNP activists from the field of an AL activist Kalu Dhali. Witnesses said both the groups locked into the clash equipped with sharp weapons.

Police arrested 21 people from both the groups and additional police were deployed to avert further clash.

Among the injured a sexagenarian woman Sufia Khatun was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital while others were admitted to different local hospitals.

Both the groups filed separate cases.