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Journalist killed in intra-AL clash in Sirajganj

03 Feb, 2017 16:20:39

Staff Correspondent: A journalist of Samakal died today,a few hours after he along with two others received bullet wounds during an intra-party clash of ruling Awami League at Shahzadpur upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday.

Rezaul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shahzadpur police station said Abdul Hakim Shimul, the daily Samakaal’s Shahzadpur correspondent, died on the way to a Dhaka hospital from Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital in Bogra.

Three people including Abdul Hakim, who were on duty on the spot, were bullet-wounded while 12 others injured in a clash between two rival groups of the ruling party at Monirampur of Shazadpur on Thursday afternoon, he said. Hakim was rushed to Shahzadpur Upazila Health Complex. Later, he was shifted to Bogra Medical College and Hospital. He was transferred to Dhaka for better treatment.