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Man killed, 35 hurt in Sirajganj clash

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A Correspondent
Sirajganj: One person was killed and 35 others, including five women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Sirajganj municipality area on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Imran, 25, son of Isa Mondal, a resident of Sayagobind Moholla in the town.
The injured were admitted to different local clinics and hospitals.
Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Habibul Islam said residents of two neighbouring villages - Sayagobind and Diyardhanpara under the municipality -- locked into the clash around 10 am over establishing control over the area, leaving one dead and 35 others injured.
During the clash that continued for more than three hours, at least seven houses were also torched and more 15-16 ones ransacked.
Informed, police rushed to the spot, charged baton to disperse the warring groups.
The law enforcers also fired rubber bullets and teargas shells to bring the situation under control.