At least 20 people including policemen were injured in a clash between Awami League (AL) factional clashes over killing a rival group leader at Tetoitala village in Gazaria upazila of the district yesterday afternoon.
The people of two rival groups led by Amanulla Dewan and another by late Shamsuddin Prodhan who was killed earlier were locked in clashes blasting cocktails that left twenty people of both groups including police members injured. Police fired two rounds of tear shells to bring the situation under control.
Local people later brought out a demonstration in the evening demanding trial of the killing of Shamsuddin Prodhan.
A panic situation is prevailing in the whole area.
Extra police force was deployed in the area to control the situation.