as a minimum six people were shot to loss of life and three others received bullet injury as a rival institution opened fireplace concentrated on the activists of united human beings’s democratic the front (updf) over organising supremacy at shonirbhor bazar of khagrachhari sadar upazila this morning.
of the deceased, three had been diagnosed as topon chakma, elton chakma and jitayon chakma.
topon chakma turned into the performing president of pahari chhatra parishad of khagrachhari district whilst jitayon chakma changed into the sub-assistant health inspector of mohalchhari upazila fitness complicated, in step with our correspondent.
three injured, who're present process remedy at the clinic, are—bikash chakma, 48, sukiron chakma, 35 and sohel chakma, 22.
a faction of united people’s democratic front, led via prosit bikash group, organised to hold a rally with locals at shonirbhor bazar around 8am on saturday. all of sudden, an armored group swooped on updf guys with establishing fire indiscriminately, leaving six lifeless instant and three others injured, in keeping with eyewitnesses.
maikel chakma, coordinator of updf, khagrachhari district unit, however, vilified jana sanghati samiti (jss), another hill-primarily based group, over the incident.
jss, however, refused to take any duty for the incident.
khagrachhari police station officer-in-price shahadat hossain stated: “the deceased have been energetic with the politics of updf. extra police officers were deployed on the spot to govern any undesirable scenario.”