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Bangladesh: 5 killed while on way to join Rangamati UZ chairman’s funeral

Bangladesh: 5 killed while on way to join Rangamati UZ chairman’s funeral

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 04 May 2018, 03:56 pm

Dhaka, May 4 (IBNS): Unknown gunmen shot dead five people as they were heading to attend funeral of Rangamati's Naniarchar upazila chairman Shaktimaan Chakma in Bangladesh on Friday, media reports said.

The attack left six others injured.

According to reports, the deceased in the attack were identified as Tapan Jyoti Chakma alias Barma, Sujon Chakma, Konok Chakma, Setu Chakma and Sujit.

“The assailants opened fire indiscriminately at a microbus by which the victims were travelling to Naniarchar” Md Jahangir Alam, assistant superintendent of police (sadar circle) in Rangamati, told The Daily Star.

The injured people in the incident were taken to Khagrachhari Sadar Hospital for treatment.

Shaktimaan Chakma, the vice president of Parbattya Chattogram Jana Samhati Samity's MN Larma faction, was killed by unknown men on Thursday.