Bullet-hit body of youth found in Laxmipur

Bullet-hit body of a young man was recovered from Sadar upazila in Laxmipur early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Ilias, 35, son of late Nurul Amin and resident of Uttar Magura Village in the upazila.

Police said hearing the sounds of gunfire they rushed to Bakultala area in the upazila early in the morning and found the youth’s bullet-hit body.

Ilias was taken to Bogura Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.

Officer-in-Charge of Chandraganj Police Station Abul Kalam Azad said the youth might have been killed in a gunfight between two gangs of criminals.