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BNP candidate Khokon wounded in Sonaimuri clash

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-12-15 9:34:50 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-12-17 9:14:00 AM

Noakhali Correspondent: BNP candidate for Noakhali-1 constituency Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon and two other party activists were reportedly injured in a clash between Awami League and BNP men in Sonaimuri municipality on Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses said BNP leaders and activists, led by Khokon, party joint secretary general and general secretary of Supreme Court Bar Association, were returning after holding a rally at the Sonaimuri High School ground in the afternoon.

When they reached Sonaimur Bazar area, a group of miscreants swooped on them, leading to a clash which left Khokon and two others injured.

The injured were taken to Noakhali General Hospital where Dr Syed Ahmed Azim, a residential medical officer of the hospital, confirmed that Khokon sustained bullet wounds.

risingbd/Dhaka/December 15, 2018/Maula Sujon/AKA