A man was killed and 15 others were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Akter Mia, 40, son of late Khurshed Ali from Guniyauk village of the upazila.
According to the deceased’s family, Akter and his cousin Dulal Mia were at loggerheads over a piece of land for a long time.
A clash broke out between the supporters of the two around 9:30pm on Sunday, which left 15 people injured including Akter and Dulal.
Eleven of the injured were rushed to Brahmanbaria General Hospital where Akter succumbed to his injureis at about 1:00am.
Officer-in-charge of Nasirnagar police station Habibullah Sarker said that the body of the deceased has been kept at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.
Police have been deployed in the area to avert further trouble, said the OC.