Leader of Awami League’s youth front killed in clash
Rangamati [Bangladesh], Dec 30 (ANI): A leader from the Awami League’s youth front died in a clash with Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) activists at a polling centre at Rangamati’s Kaukhaliupazila on Sunday.
Mohammed Bashir Uddin, the Jubo League’ general secretary from Gagra union unit and one of his followers were allegedly attacked by BNP supporters while they were on their way to the polling station on Sunday morning, The Daily Star reported while quoting local media.
The incident was apparently a continuation of an altercation which took place between supporters of the BNP and the Awami League on Saturday night.
Manjurul Islam, the officer-in-charge of Kaukhali Police Station confirmed the incident.
The Daily Star has reported that 10 people have been also injured ever since voting commenced on Sunday morning for the 11th Parliamentary elections. Moreover, voting was suspended at a centre in Noakhali – 3 after miscreants allegedly took away all voting material. The incident took place despite tight security in 389 upazilas.
The ruling Bangladesh Awami League-led Grand Alliance is contesting against the BNP-led Jatiya Oikya Front (National Unity Front) and Left Democratic Alliance in the elections. (ANI)