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4 killed in Hefazat-police clash in Hathazari

Saturday, 27 March 2021 | 2:08 am | 471 times

4 killed in Hefazat-police clash in Hathazari

At least four people were killed in a clash between Hefazat-e-Islam activists and law enforcers in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram on Friday (March 26).

Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost ASI Shilbrata Barua confirmed the matter to risingbd.

Witnesses said that bringing a procession, Hefazat-e-Islam activists tried to move forward after Jummah prayer.

Meanwhile, police stopped them which triggered the clash. At one stage, Hefazat-e-Islam activists started to hurl brick chips aiming at the law enforcers. In reply, police fired tear shell and rubber bullets to bring the situation under control.

Hathazari police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Rafiqul Islam said, Hefazat-e-Islam activists tried to bring a rally. At one stage, they entered into the police station and vandalized the area.

Hefazat’s co-organizing secretary Mir Idris said, at least seven madrasa students received bullet injuries.

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