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Shibpur upazila chairman sustains bullet injuries

District Correspondent  | banglanews24.com
Update: 2023-02-25 12:19:50
Shibpur upazila chairman sustains bullet injuries

Upazila chairman and former president of the upazila Awami League received bullet injuries as some miscreants allegedly opened fire on him in front of his house at Shibpur of Narsingdi early Saturday.

Tension mounted in the area following the attack on upazila chairman Harun-ur-Rashid.

Officer-in-Charge of Shibpur Police Station Firoz Talukder confirmed the matter.

He said Harun-ur-Rashid left his home around 5am on Saturday to perform the morning prayer.

According to the OC, after the prayer, Harun-ur-Rashid returned home from the nearby mosque. The incident occurred when he reached in front of his house and three masked men riding a motorcycle fired three rounds of bullets from his behind, leaving the upazila chairman critically injured.

Locals rescued the chairman and took him to the Shibpur Health Complex. Later, he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated, he said. 

They have already visited the spot and have taken initiative to nab the miscreants, the police official added.  

BDST: 1218 HRS, FEB 25, 2023

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