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AL leader shot dead in broad daylight in Khulna

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Published: 19:54, 24 March 2023   Update: 22:24, 24 March 2023
AL leader shot dead in broad daylight in Khulna

A local Awami League leader was shot to death by miscreants in Shiromani area under Khanjahan Ali police station on Friday afternoon (March 24).

The deceased was identified as Sheikh Ansar Ali, former cultural secretary of Khulna's Digholia upazila unit AL. He was also the general secretary of a local market.

Khanjahan Ali police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Kamal Hossain Khan said the victim was returning home after Jummah prayer around 2:00 pm. Meanwhile, the miscreants opened fire aiming at him, leaving him dead on the spot.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Khulna Medical College Hospital for autopsy, the OC added.

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