Three killed over land dispute in Mymensingh

At least three people have been killed in clashes between two groups of villagers following land dispute at Ishwarganj upazila in Mymensingh. The deceased were identified as Abul Hashim, 60, his son Jahirul Islam, 25, and nephew Azibul Islam.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Ishwarganj Police Station Ahmed Kabir said Hashim’s other sons Khairul Is,am and Mazharul Islam were also injured in the incident which took place at Kathal Gram around 9:00am on Wednesday. They were admitted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

Police said Hashim had a long standing-dispute with his cousin Abdur Rashid over land which led the violence. Five people were rescued and taken to Ishwarganj Upazila Health Centre where doctor declared Jahirul dead.