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AL leader killed in Natore

31 Jul 2016, 08:21

NTV Online

Natore: A local Awami League leader was bullet-injured and hacked to death by miscreants in Baramhati Bazer area of Lalpur upazila of Natore on Saturday night.

The deceased is Abbas Ali, vice-president of Arjunpur Baramhati union unit of Awami League.

Local people said a group of miscreants fired gunshots at Abbas Ali at a local market at about 7:30pm when he was in a discussion with some of his associates.

As Abbas was bullet-hit at one of his legs, his associates ran away.

At one point, the miscreants indiscriminately hacked him with sharp weapons and fled the scene.

Local people rescued the injured and whisked him off to the upazila health complex.

Later, he was shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where doctors declared him dead.

Lalpur Police Station Officer-in-charge Abu Wayyed said police is trying to arrest the alleged killers.