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2 killed, 15 hurt in Muradnagar rival clash

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UNB, Comilla :
Two people were killed and 15 others, including a Union Parishad (UP) member, injured in a clash between two rival groups over establishing control at Rahimpur in Muradnagar upazila on Tuesday night.
Officer-in-charge of Muradnagar Police Station SM Badiuzzaman said supporters of the two groups-one led by local
UP member Ashraf Ali and the other led by Alauddin Anis-had been in loggerheads over control of the area. In a sequel to the rivalry, the two groups locked into a clash around11:15 pm and fought a pitched battle, leaving 17 people injured, the OC added.
The injured were taken to Muradnagar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared Faruk and Saidur dead.
Additional policemen have been deployed in the area to ward off further trouble.

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