A minor clash between three locals spiraled into chaos and 30 being injured in Imambari bazaar of Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj with seven rounds of rubber bullets being fired by police on Monday evening.
Local sources said, a scuffle began between Nizam and Saifur, sons of Arju Member of Purangaon and Nazrul Islam, son of Altu Miah of Lohorjpur over the parking of a gas cylinder filled truck. At one point, Nazrul’s cousin Kayes Miah, chairman of Kaliarbhanga union Krishakleague got involved whom the brothers attacked with a spear. This resulted in a mass fight with bystanders taking sides, resulting in 30 people getting injured and traffic disruption.
Officer in charge of Nabiganj police station Iqbal Hossain led a team of policemen to the location on getting information. They fired 7 rounds of rubber bullets to disperse the mob.
The injured were sent to Habiganj modern hospital and Nabiganj upazila health centre for medical care.