#BangladeshElection: One killed, 10 injured in Awami League, BNP clashLast updated on Dec 30, 2018, 12:27 pm
As Bangladesh began voting for parliamentary elections today, a Jubo League leader was killed and 10 others injured in a clash between the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP supporters in Rangamati's Kawkhali.
The deceased was identified as Md Basir Uddin, the Jubo League General Secretary of Ghagra Union, state media reported.
The Jubo League is the youth wing of the ruling Awami League.
Jubo League, BNP activists clashed at 6:30 in the morning
"Jubo League and BNP activists clashed at 6:30 am (local time) in Ghagra Union's Rangipara. Shots were fired," media reported, citing an official.
"Basir and 10 others were injured in the clash. Basir was taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital, where doctors declared him dead," said official.
The injured were admitted to Kawkhali Upazila Health Complex, said Upazila Awami League General Secretary Ershad Mia.