Himel and Ridoy, members of a family, sustained bullet injuries when a gang of armed robbers opened fire on them at Baroipara village in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj.
The gang broke into Abul Hossain’s house yesterday and fired on the family members when they tried to resist the robbers, locals said. The boys fell victim to the firing. The gang members also beat up four others of the family.
The officer-in-charge of Sirajdikhan Police Station said that after looting Tk 15,000 and ornaments from the house the gang members fled the scene.
The injured boys were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where their condition was stated to be critical.