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UP chairman shot in Rangamati

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Published: 13:55, 22 May 2024   Update: 14:35, 22 May 2024
UP chairman shot in Rangamati

A local Union Parishad (UP) chairman sustained bullet injuries in a firing by a group of miscreants at Bilaichari upazila in Rangamati district.

The incident took place at Barathali Para around 11:30pm on Tuesday (May 21).

The injured is Atomang Marma, 51, chairman of Barathali Union Parishad.

Local sources said the victim went to his uncle’s house in the night. At that time, a group of armed miscreants attacked in the house and opened fire on him, leaving him critically injured.

He was rescued and taken to Ruma Sadar Upazila Health Complex where the physicians gave him primary treatment.

Rangamati Police Superintendent Mir Abu Tauhid said: “The UP chairman was injured in the firing of a group of miscreants. Currently, he is admitted in Chattogram Medical College Hospital. The doctors said that he is out of danger right now. Necessary action will be taken based on the complaint.”