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Two killed in Narail infighting

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Staff Reporter :
Two farmers were shot to death over a power clash at Kalabaria in  Kalia upazila of Narail district on Thursday.
The deceased have been identified as Iman Ali, 35, and Ruku Molla, 32, residents of Kanduri village in Kalabaria, said Alamgir Kabir, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Nargati Police Station.                    
"A long-running dispute to establish supremacy in the area has been on-going between the supporters of Kalabaria Union Council member Ilias Hossain and Olia Molla from Kanduri village. "The supporters of Ilias obstructed Molla's farmers from harvesting Amon paddy and clashed with them, leaving two farmers dead on the spot," the Police official said.
Five supporters of Olia Molla were also injured in the clash and they have been admitted to several local clininics, said Mijbah Uddin Sajal, son of Olia.
Police have detained five suspects for questioning over the incident, the OC said.
Additional police have been deployed in the area to avert the untoward situation, he said.
Legal action will be taken over the incident, said OC Alamgir adding that the bodies were taken to Narail Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsies

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